Best Of Kumaon 7N/8D
Travel at weekends from Delhi’s hectic life to enjoy the beautiful mountains & lakes of the Nainital.
Main tourist attractions in Best of Kumaon trip
Chetai Temple– The Golu Devta Chitai, a Shiva temple is a locally popular temple 4 km short of the main gate of Binsar wildlife sanctuary & 10 Kms from Almora
Katarmal Sun temple– Katarmal Sun Temple is an 800 year old temple complex having 45 smaller shrines. It’s one of the most prominent Sun Temples in the country after Konark.
Binsar Sanctuary– Binsar (20 Kms from Almora) is situated at a height of 8000 ft asl and sports excellent Himalayan views in Winter. The sanctuary and reserve forest around are excellent for bird watchers in Winter. Walking / Hiking around the area is also popular.
Banari Devi Temple– Banari Devi Temple is a 9th-century temple located 2 km from Jalna (1900 ft above sea level). The temple is octagonal in shape and has a broken stone statue of the four-armed Lord Vishnu reclining on Sheshnag. Kutumbari Devi Temple is situated nearby.
Jageshwar Temple– Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town at 36 km northeast of Almora. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Jageshwar is believed by some to be the site of first of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga (Some others believe Nagnath Aundha in Maharashtra or Nageshwar in Dwarka to be the Jyotirlinga).
Naukuchiatal / Sattal / Bhimtal Lakes– Considered lake districts of Kumaon, Bhimtal / Sattal / Naukuchiatal (5 Kms from each other) are three high altitudes (3000 – 4500 ft asl) lakes that offer green surroundings, wooded walks, excellent views and where guests can do a bit of Boating.
Wildlife and Bird Watching in Corbett– Corbett offers one of the best nature-centric experiences in India and is renowned for its riverside beauty, Mahaseer / Catfish angling, walking, wildlife, and Bird watching. Jeep safaris are on offer from 4 ranges (popular being Birjrani, Durgadevi, Jhirna). Corbett is home to the highest number of Bird species (resident as well as migratory) among all other parks and areas in India. Wildlife here comprises elusive Tiger, Leopard along with a range of well-sighted deer species.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing