If you are planning an offbeat kumaon tour, this page would be helpful. Feel free to copy and use the map above.
SEE SAMPLE KUMAON TOUR PLANS BELOW
For most people, kumaon is limited to Jim Corbett, Nainital, Naukuchiatal, Sattal, bhimtal, Almora and Ranikhet. Of late, Kausani, Mukteshwar, Binsar and Ramgarh have also become popular. However, Kumaon has much more to offer. Please also see sample tour plans towards the end of this page.
You can look at Kumaon in four parts
- Lakes – Nainital and surrounding areas like Naukuchiatal, Sattal, and Bhimtal
- Himalayan views – Almora, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Sonapani, Nathuakhan, Ramgarh, Binsar, Sitlakhet, Abbot Mount, Chaukori, Munsyari andJhaltola – The Misty Mountains Retreat)
- Wildlife & birding – Corbett, Sattal, Pangot, Binsar, and Jhaltola – The Misty Mountains Retreat.
- Religious tourism – Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Patal Bhuvaneshwar (near Jhaltola), Kalika temple Gangolihat (near Jhaltola), Katarmal Surya temple, Dwarahat (near Ranikhet), Devidhura, Mitha Reetha Saheb, Mayawati Ashram etc.
Amongst this, if you are looking for an Offbeat Kumaon Tour or a tour to little known places in Kumaon, and want to include The Misty Mountainsin your itinerary, you could consider the following tour plans –
3 day Kumaon Tour – Travel upto Kathgodam by train and thereon by road to The Misty Mountains. Stay 2 or 3 nights depending on time in hand.
5 day Kumaon Tour – Travel upto Kathgodam by train or drive down by road. Tour plan – 2 nights Sattal or Nainital- 2 nights Misty Mountains – 5th day travel back.
7 day Kumaon Tour – Travel upto Kathgodam by train or drive down by road. Tour plan – 2 nights Sattal or Nainital – 3 nights Misty Mountains – 1 night Ranikhet or Binsar – 7th day travel back.
9 day Kumaon Tour – Travel upto Kathgodam by train or drive down by road. Tour plan – 2 nights corbett – 1 night kausani – 3 nights Misty Mountains – 2 nights sattal – 9 th day travel back.
9 day Kumaon Tour – Travel upto Kathgodam by train or drive down by road. Tour plan – 2 nights Sattal or Ramgarh – 3 nights Misty Mountains – 2 nights Abbot Mount – 1 night Jageshwar – 9th day travel back.
These are sample Kumaon tour plans. For assistance on a plan that would suit your specific need, please feel free to write to me at Madhur@themistymountains.in, or call Kavita at +91 86 07 750974.
You can also fill in the query form which is located at the bottom of each page to reach me.