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Tour the Rural Himalayas
People, Mountains, Rhododendrons

It is said that India resides in its villages; however, what most travellers get to see is just a glimpse of these villages. Indeed, to offer travellers a touch and feel of rural India we have devised a rural walk programme through some of the most unspoilt remote villages, enabling you to experience rural India from close quarters and allowing you to mingle with local communities.you also get to stay in some of these traditional village houses which are stunningly located

Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!

Accomdations

Cottage
Stone House
Mountain Stone House

Service Level

Luxury

Transportation

Private

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg

Age

18 to 65 years

Difficulty

Easy

Fitness Guide

Must be comfortable walking through uneven terrain at high altitudes

Who is this tour for?

Solo Men, Solo Women, Young Age Couple, Middle Age Couple , Group of Couples, Group of Singles
Tour Map

Tour Experience

This is a trip for the true blue Nomads.

  • Rural Walk Programme across 2 himalayan villages
  • Walks accompanied by a guide
  • Mingle with local communities
  • Stay in villages in aesthetic comfortable accommodations
  • Listen to myths and stories while sipping chai with the village elders

4N/ 5D

Next Departures:
  • Nov 01, 2020

You will be doing:

Hiking
Bird Watching
Photography
Village Walk
Jungle Walk
Temple Visit
Village Stay
Glacier watching
Local Interaction

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
High Altitude
Spiritual
Village Life

Itinerary

1 Almora

Check in to our partner property.

Choose to laze around , sip chai and get lost in the valley from the comfort of you bed.

Admire mesmerising valleys and snow clad peaks, enjoy the warmth of bonfire, gaze at the countless stars in night time.

  • Kathgodam
  • Almora
120 km 1 km
None +
Almora
Mountain Stone House
Drive, Village Walk, Local Interaction
Nature
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Rise Up, Replenish, Lets Go!

Today we reach the village of Thikalna , before we do that we have a couple of stops to make. The Chitai Temple of Justice and Almora town.

On reaching the road head to Thikalna (2100 metres/6900 ft) we will walk through a forest path covered with oak and rhododendrons trees on both sides and stunning snow capped Himalayan views along the way.

This 45-minute easy walk will bring you to the village house. The massif of Nanda Devi East and the other Himalayan peaks of the same range will be visible from the courtyard of this house.

  • Almora
  • Road Head to Thikalna Village
  • Road Head to Thikalna Village
  • Thikalna Village
40 km 4 km
Thikalna Village
Mountain Stone House
Hiking, Village Walk, Temple Visit, Village Stay
Nature, Culture, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Todays walk is a more beautiful one , a lil longer than the previous day, be prepared to be mesmerised by the Deodar forests of Jageshwar and the air you may have never breathe before.

Our uphill walk to the village of Kot Naikana begins. The end of the walk will bring you to the village of Kot Naikana where we will spend your night at a Village house.

We will visit the sunset point which is a 15 minutes’ walk from the property. The evening may be spent at leisure by a bonfire provided it doesn't rain.

None 5 km
Kot Naikana
Mountain Stone House
Hiking, Bird Watching, Photography, Jungle Walk, Temple Visit, Village Stay, Local Interaction
Nature, Culture, High Altitude, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We have a long day ahead of us. We return to Almora today.

Starting walking from Kot Naikana we seek blessings at Jhakersm temple. A 10 minute drive from here we reach Ganghet village .

We start our hike from Ganghet to reach Almora by early evening.

  • Kot Naikana
  • Ganghet Village
  • Almora
None 8 km
Almora
Mountain Stone House
Hiking, Village Walk, Jungle Walk
Nature, High Altitude, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Dates and Prices

Duration Price for Couple Price for Single Price per Child

Nov 01, 2020 - Jan 10, 2021

₹80000
₹40000

Other Details

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in both village houses and at Almora
  • All meals, snacks, tea, coffee.
  • English speaking guide during the walks
  • Picnic lunches at beautiful locations.
  • All taxes
  • Transport at Actual cost

  • Any emergency evacuation due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Any insurance cover
  • Train tickets to and from Kathgodam
  • Any road transportation or car at disposal
  • Drinks

Shoes

  • The path will be rough at some stretches and hence we advise sturdy shoes/boots with excellent soles.

Essentials in your bag

  • Strong sunscreen and a hat to ward off the high daytime UV
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip-balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal medication for allergies or conditions if any
  • If you suffer from mountain driving sickness, please carry appropriate medication. These are over the Counter medicines and can be procured at any medical shop

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