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Walking in the Himalayas - Kumaon Region

Kumaon, located in the Himalayas, is often referred to as the Land of Gods (Dev Bhumi) due to the many important pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Magnificent views of the Himalayan peaks, fascinating flora and fauna, picturesque terraced fields being tended by colorfully-attired women, amazing setting of the small villages dotted on the hillsides and charming local cultures – provide the perfect blend for a memorable holiday.

There is truly no more inspiring and rewarding way to experience the feel and smell of this stunningly beautiful region than on foot. Our Kumaon Walks take you through the unspoilt remote villages of the region, enabling you to experience it from close quarters. The programme allows you to walk around freely and interact with the local communities, exchange stories with the elderly people over a cup of 'chai' or help villagers working in the fields.

Charmingly, you also get to stay in traditional village houses which are stunningly located and have been touched up (and added on with attached bathrooms) to provide very comfortable lodging without compromising on the authenticity.

Highlights of Trekking in Kumaon

  • Magnificent views of Himalayan peaks
  • Trails through quaint villages, valleys, forests and agricultural fields
  • Close interaction with friendly village folks
  • Stays in small village houses that have been re-furbished to provide comfortable accommodation
  • Diverse flora and fauna
  • Visit to a local school can be arranged

Best Time

Barring peak rainy seasons of June, July and August, one can undertake this walking tour anytime of the year. Each month of travel has its own charm:

Sept/Oct/Nov: Cool weather and the mountains views are good

Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar: Cold but the mountain views are at their best

Apr/May: Cool weather, mountains being to get hazy but rhododendrons are in full bloom

June/July/Aug: Pleasant temperature but it could be raining most of the days

Physical Rating

Can be customized to Easy, Moderate to Challenging

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Kumaon Village Walk (7 Days)

This walking tour takes you to the most unspoilt remote villages in the lower Himalayan region. Charmingly, you stay in traditional village houses which are stunningly located and have been touched up to provide very comfortable lodging without compromising on the authenticity or environement.



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