|Duration||13 Nights / 14 Days|
|Best Time||Except Monsoon (June - Sep)|
|Routing||Delhi - Kucheshwar - Jim Corbett - Ranikhet - Binsar - Kausani - Nainital - Haldwani - Delhi Departure|
Indiatravelplanner.co provide the Village walking tour in the Indian Himalaya, near by Almora, Being the tour from Kuchaman a village near by Delhi. Village Tour in India, give a change to explore the remote areas of Kumaon Valley. The village walks are hosted by local professionals and the residents of five of the hamlets in the Sanctuary: Gaunap, Katdhara, Pataniyanail, Dalar and Rishal. The walks take visitors through both the upper and lower reaches of Binsar, through oak and pine forests, up crests with stunning views of the Himalayas and surrounding areas and down valleys with streams and thick undergrowth.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival at New Delhi International airport, met to our representative, later transfer to Kucheshwar Mud Fort, upon arrival at Kucheshwar check in hotel. Morning leisure for get relax. Post lunch visit village with the camel cart. Explore the local village and mix up with local culture. Overnight at Mud Fort Kucheshwar.
DAY 02 :
Breakfast at hotel (Fort), later drive to Corbett National Park, upon arrival check in hotel or resort, rest of the time visit the surround, local village and Garjia Maata Temple. Village Tour in India, is a short interval tour it gives opportunity to enjoy your holidays in Corbett National Park. Later back to hotel (Resort) rest of the time free for individual activities.
DAY 03 :
Early in the morning first day jeep safari, you will be getting ready for morning jungle jeep safari. A jeep will pick you from hotel (resort), from entry gate to jungle a expert guide join you and in this 3 hrs safari he gives you all information, knowledge about the wildlife and Corbett National Park. Back to hotel (resort) have breakfast and again take your bath in swimming pool. Post lunch enjoy the second park ride. Drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04 :
After breakfast drive to Ranikhet, en route visit some traditional Kumaoni villages, lunch en route somewhere in the local village. Upon arrival at Ranikhet check in hotel, rest of the time visit local market and temples. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 :
Breakfast at hotel. Later transfer to Binsar (Almora), en route visit Katarmal Sun Temple and villages. Arrive at the Binsar Retreat check in hotel. The Binsar Retreat is situated in the core area of the Sanctuary with stunning views of the Himalayas and the entire region of Kumaon. It has luxury tents and five rooms which have been designed to blend with the wilderness surrounding the property. For those arriving late by car, an evening at leisure and for those arriving early by train/ car optional jungle walks are available on request.
DAY 06 :
After a leisurely breakfast at Binsar Retreat, walk up to Jhandi Peak, (8000 ft) so named because the British administrators who made Binsar Their summer headquarters used to fly the Union jack from there to be seen by villages miles around. Enjoy incredible 360 degree views from Jhandi peak and then walk past the old Forest Rest house down to the Binsar Mahadev Temple which was built by the Katyur kings of Kumoun in the fifteenth century. Visit the shrine of Dana Golu, the local diety who protects the forest and animals of Binsar, and then down into pine forests along an ancient route used by traders and nomads for centuries which passes over the south and west faces of Binsar and back up to the Binsar retreat after a wholesome picnic lunch in the forest. Dinner at the Retreat.
DAY 07 :
After Breakfast, leave for the village stay at Gaunap which is a beautiful hamlet situated at about 7000 ft. in the oak forest on the North face with sweeping views of the himalaya. Lunch at Guanap followed by an afternoon of getting to know the village people and understanding their ways of life. Over night stay at Gaunap village.
DAY 08 :
After breakfast at Gaunap, walk through dense forest to the neighboring village of Katdhara, also located on the higher reaches of the north face of Binsar, tea at the house of one of the residents of katdhara followed by another walk to a ridge where a picnic lunch will be served. Descent into the pine forest on the South face of the Santuray and a walk along a level road to the tiny hamlet of Pataniya Nail. Overnight at a house in the Pathaniya Nail village.
DAY 09 :
After Breakfast, a walk to the revered temple of Golu at Gairar. This temple is centuries old and the diety is held in high esteem by the local people. From Gairar, a walk up the ridge to a small temple lost in the forest and then down to the village of Dalar. Overnight stay at Dalar Village.
DAY 10 :
From Dalar, after breakfast walk to Rishal, another small hamlet tucked away at the base of Binsar where a traditional lunch will be served. A climb up to the Binsar retreat after lunch completes the village experience.
DAY 11 :
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kausani by Someshwar Valley. En route visit some villages, will see the farmer house, fields and watch how they work. On arrival at Kausani check in hotel. Rest of the time leisure for individual activities.
DAY 12 :
After breakfast at hotel, full day walking tour, visit the villages, tea plantation, small hamlets and cross the small river. Today you will visit to local traditional doctor (Vaidhya). You will watch the procedure of making herbal medicines and other herbal product. The lunch break will be somewhere near by the village, the representative from indiatravelplanner.co will be serve you the fresh food (traditional one) with the village atmosphere. Also you will visit the house of SAMAN where the people curious for their future, the person sit in a 'Aashana' and tell about the future. Later drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 13 :
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Nainital, on arrival a short sightseeing of Naintial, the Lake City. Later drive to Haldwani, on arrival check in the local house, enjoy the dinner with Indian family. Rest of the time free for visit the villages. Overnight in local house.
DAY 14 :
Morning, after breakfast drive to Delhi. Upon arrival fare well dinner with Indian family. In time departure transfer to international airport, board onward flight with sweet memories.
PRICE INCLUDES - Hotel Mentioned below or SIMILAR on Half Board Basis :
|Cities||Superior||Standard||No. of Nights|
|Delhi||Regent Continental||Royal Plaza||01|
|Kucheshwar||Mud Fort||Mud Fort||01|
|Corbett||Wild Exotica||Infinity Resort||02|
|Ranikhet||Wayfarer Resort||Chevron Hotel||01|
|Binsar||Mountain Resort||Kasar Jungle Resort||03|
|Village Walk||Local House||Local House||03|
|Haldwani||Lcoal House||Local House||01|
PRICE EXCLUDES :
Any Personal expense, any meal apart mentioned in the above program, any entrance fee any monument or camera fee. Any domestic or international airfare, airport tax, tips, gratuities, portreage, laundry telephone calls, table drinks or other. Anything else that is not mentioned in the "Price Include"