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Experience A Unique Adventure In The Himalayas With The Kumaon Backpacking Trip Uttarakhand
Kumaon is considered to be one of the most beautiful regions in the Himalayas and is especially known for the simplicity and warm nature of its local population. The abundant natural beauty that is spread in every nook and corner of Kumaon holds a mesmerizing appeal that attracts countless visitors to this place. The region also offers a wide range of adventure activities for the visitors to enjoy and fulfill their desire for thrill that often forms an integral part of a visit to any Himalayan region. However, the Kumaon backpacking trip Uttarakhand is unlike any other activity that visitors can enjoy in the area.
The trip that lasts for 8 Days and 7 nights offers an truly exclusive and comprehensive experience of exploring Kumaon to the participants. They not only get to take part in the most popular adventure activity of trekking within the majestic Himalayan mountain ranges but also get a firsthand experience of living life in this region that often seems be still lingering in the old times. The fresh crisp air and the peaceful environment help the participants to feel completely relaxed and stress free.
The unique biodiversity of Kumaon proves to be another major attraction that draws nature lovers into carrying out this exciting backpacking trip. The free flowing streams and rivers with their gushing waters makes for a picturesque sight for the backpackers as do the snow peaked mountains, which remind them of the grandeur of nature. The trip often makes the participants fall in love with the lush green environments which are a rare sight even in the extensively green belted areas in major cities.
1. Stay in the campsite, Pahadi’s house & century old Traditional Stone House,
2. Kumaoni lifestyle and meals
3. Stunning panoramic view of Himalayan Ranges from Mukteshwar & Ranikhet
4. Waterfall Trek, Rappelling & Zip Lining
5. Sightseeing, Trailing, Trekking, if time permits-Paragliding at 8000 ft.
Day 00 :: Arrival at Old Delhi railway station by 07:30 p.m. Proceed to Kathgodam by Ranikhet Express by 09:05 pm.
Day 01 :: Arrival at Kathgodam. Drive towards the Land of ever changing skies and magical sunsets-Mukteshwar. Enroute halt for tea. Reach campsite. Freshen up and have breakfast. Get lost in the beautiful endless view of the valley around the campsite. Enjoy the hide and seek of the beautiful meadows and visit aunthentic Chocolate shop. Fill your pockets with some bonafide chocolates and visit Doll Museum !
Back to Campsite. Enjoy the fingerlickin lunch and rest for the while. Enjoy the drive to Chauli Jaali Cliff and experience the thrill of Rappelling and zip lining. Witness the bird’s eye view of sunset with hot cup of tea and Maggi. Back to Campsite and rest. Enjoy the sizzling dinner around the campfire listening Pahadi songs. Lights off for the day !
Day 02 :: Wake up witnessing the glorious sunrise over the Himalaya. Enjoy a trail along the ridge and dense forest. Spot the beautiful birds passing the trail. A day planned to spend next to waterfall enjoying self cooking. A 30 mins trek to Waterfall & slide and splash into the pool with life jackets ! Have lunch and drive to quaint village Sashbani. Have warm tea and Interact with local villagers. Experience their culture, visit the temple and back to homestay for dinner. Experience the lifestyle of Kumaonis.
Day 03 :: Let the lazy morning start with warm breakfast. Pack your bags and back to Campsite. Collect Bags and enjoy the offroading to Ranikhet. Enroute take a halt at Kosi River for lunch. Sup the lunch treating your eyes with riverside view. Visit Katarmal complex ancient Sun temple (only Sun temple in North India). Reach campsite by late evening. Trail down to Daankudi. Rest and dinner around bonfire.
Day 04 :: Enjoy the lazy day at Daankudi. Laze around the tree shack, courtyard. Post lunch, enjoy the mountain drive up to the Aerodeo ridge. This is the 03rd highest ridge in the central Himalayas and the Shiva temple at the top offers a stunning 270 degrees views of the snow peaks. The path is through the forest of pine, deodar and oak. Evening back to Daankudi. Last night bash around the campfire.
Day 05 :: Post breakfast, enjoy the Paragliding in favorable climatic conditions. Post lunch, Drive to Kathgodam station (3 ½ hrs) to board the train. Overnight journey for return train to Delhi
Next Morning :: Arrival at Delhi railway station by 04:30 – 05:00 am. Return flight / train to Mumbai.
*Note : There might be alteration in the itinerary as per the situation.
THINGS TO CARRY
ID Proof (Pan card/Driving License)
1. Extra Pair of Clothes
2. Winter / Rain / Summer Wear (In case of Rain or Chilling Climate)
3. Torch and extra cell-Must
4. Sanitary Kit and Energy Drinks
5. Personal Medicines or First Aid Kit
6. Dry Snacks and Water bottle
7. Cap, goggle, sun screen etc….
8. Sport shoes or Good quality Floaters
9. Camera / Binocular (Optional)
10. Rugsack to carry all this thing. (No handbags or jholas)