An Offbeat Destination in Kumaon, Jhaltola (near Chaukori) has a unique location and stunning 300 kms of Himalayan views. A 1,000 acre estate, it is surrounded by thousands of acres of untouched forests and the nearest neighbour is a kilometer away. The peaks of Hathi Parvat, Gauri Parbat, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, Nanda Devi East and West, Nanda Khat, Nanda Kot and more ranges of Nepal are seen from here.
The Himalayan paradise of Kumaon contains some of the most stunning mountain scenery that we know of anywhere, from the perennially snow capped peaks of the Great Himalayan range in the north to the pretty hill stations in the foothills and the stunning wilderness of Corbett National Park. This tour will let you enjoy one of the best National Parks of India with the destinations from where you can witness the 300 kms of Himalayan Panorama.
Join us to experience the most memorable time of your life in the lap of Himalayas!
- Stay in a 1,000 acre Estate, surrounded by thousands of acres of untouched forests.
- Stunning views of 300 km of Himalayan range.
- Stay at a jungle resort.
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi - Overnight at Delhi
Arrival at Delhi. Transfer to Hotel in Delhi. Overnight at Delhi.
Meals included -None.
Day 2: Delhi - Kathgodam- Marchula | Overnight at Marchula
Reach Kathgodam at around1130 Hrs. Transfer to Marchula Resort (Corbett National Park)
Exploring Tiger-rich Jim Corbett National Park on foot is forbidden. However, since our chosen Resort is situated within the Buffer area of Corbett Tiger Reserve, we would be having a rewarding experience of walking in the Forest! Overnight at Marchula.
Day 3: Full day at Marchula
Morning hike to Waterfall near the resort. Evening birding in and around the resort. All meals & overnight at Marchula.
Day 3 : Nature Trail | Overnight at Jhaltola
Morning “Nature trail” in the Forest. Enjoy the Foliage, live streams and the beautiful avi-fauna. Post breakfast, transfer to Chaukori (Jhaltola). Its a long but scenic drive of 7.30 hours. Lunch enroute.
An Offbeat destination in Kumaon, Jhaltola (near Chaukori) has a unique location. It commands the views of 300 kms of Himalayan Panorama, perhaps the best you will see in entire Kumaon Himalayas.
The retreat where we would be staying has wide and unhindered Himalayan views of Hathi Parwat, Gauri Parwat, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, Nanda Devi East and West, Nanda Khat, Nanda Kot and more ranges of Nepal.
We will see the most beautiful Himalayan Sunset this evening. Overnight at Jhaltola.
Day 4: Explore Jhaltola
Post breakfast visit to Village temple. Experience village life in action. Lunch at the resort. Trek to the sunset point in the evening. All meals & overnight at Jhaltola.
Day 5: Lamkeshwar Trek | Overnight at Jhaltola
We will go for a easy hike to Lamkeshwar (1 hour - one way) this morning. The hike begins from the Resort itself and offers still better views than those that are available from the Resort. Evening, we set out for easy sunset walk. We will be blessed with the second of our many beautiful Himalayan Sunsets of the Tour. Overnight at Jhaltola.
Day 6: Visit to Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave | Overnight at Jhaltola
Rise early to enjoy a sunrise or wake up late! Post-breakfast, we will go for a day excursion to explore the Caves at Patal Bhuvaneshwar (1 hour), a temple complex of interesting limestone formations. We will be blessed with the third of the many beautiful Himalayan Sunsets of the Tour. Overnight at Jhaltola.
Day 7: Jhaltola - Kathgodam - Delhi
Post breakfast transfer to Kathgodam with lunch en route. Reach Kathgodam in the evening. Board a train scheduled for Delhi at 2030 Hrs. Overnight train travel.
Day 8: Delhi | Departure from Delhi
Reach Delhi at 0355 hrs. Tour Ends.
What is included in the tour
- AC Railway Travel from Delhi - Ramnagar and from Kathgodam - Delhi.
- Stay as per itinerary on twin sharing basis.
- All food charges in Kumaon.
- All transport arrangements in Kumaon.
- Activities, Guide Charges, Entry Fees as per itinerary.
- Services of a Foliage Resource Person from Delhi to Delhi.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Airfares up to and from Delhi.
- Anything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”.
- Mineral water / cold drinks / beverages during journey or at the campsite.
- Any expenses of personal kind.
- Medical expenses if incurred.
- Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond control of the organizers.