Kumaon"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Bhimtal Lake - Presently, the lake has been developed into a fish aquarium and several research institutes also exist around this lake. The Bhimtal Lake is one of the popular lakes of Kumaon and also the largest one. It is situated 1371 m above sea level. Its main attraction is its crystal clear waters and hilly surroundings. According to legend, this lake came into existence when the mighty Bhim, of Mahabharata, dug the earth to get water for his brothers.

     

    Sattal Lake - Five of its lakes are perennial, which includes the Ram Tal, Sita Tal, Lakshman Tal, Hanuman Tal and Garuda Tal while its other two lakes are seasonal and are called the Sookha Tal and Biyun Tal. The names of its lakes are based upon the popular characters of the famous Hindu epic, Ramayana. The Sattal Lake is situated 14 km from Nainital and is another prominent lake of the Kumaon region. The lake consists seven interconnecting lakes due to which it is called ‘Sattal’.

     

    Jim Corbett National Park - The Park has a core area of 520 sq km and a buffer area of 797.72 sq km. Its grasslands called the ‘Chaurs’ cover 1/10th of its total area. It is most particularly famous for its tigers. Other species of animals and birds in this park include 50 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles, antelopes like Nilgai and Ghoral and different species of deer like Hog deer, sambar and chital. Jim Corbett National Park is the most popular sightseeing destination in Kumaon. This park was established in 1936 and has its name after the famous author Jim Corbett who wrote the book “The Man Eaters of Kumaon” and used to hunt tigers in the region. Because it has many vanishing species, the park is also called “a home of vanishing species”.

     

    Narayan Ashram - The Narayan Ashram is situated at 14 km from Tawaghat, at an elevation of 2734 m. This ashram was established by Narayan Swami in 1936 and today it exists as a spiritual and socio-educational centre. The surroundings of this ashram contain different species of flowers. Its interiors comprise a library, meditation room, and a Samadhisthal.

     

    Nanda Devi Temple - The temple has many stone pictures all over its walls. The most popular feature of the Nanda Devi Temple includes the Nanda Devi Fair, which started in the 16th century and is held in this temple every year in August. This fair displays the culture of Almora and Kumaon. The Nanda Devi Temple is one of the four most popular temples of Almora. This temple is 1000 years old and dedicated to Goddess Nanda and Sunanda. The temple is built in the Kumaoni architectural style and is regarded as a symbol of the culture of old kings.

     

    Panchachuli Glacier - The glacier can be reached by a trek of 40 km from Sobla, which is the last bus stop, situated at a distance of 134 km from Pithoragarh. This whole trekking route is surrounded by Alpine meadows and snowcapped mountains. The Panchachuli Glacier is a group of snow capped mountains and one of the popular natural attractions of Kumaon. The Darma Valley in Pithoragarh District is situated in the lap of Panchachuli Glacier.

     

    Mayawati Ashram - The Mayawati Ashram also known as the Advaita Ashram is situated amongst the valleys of Kumaon region and is a popular site for spiritualists. Swami Vivekananda shifted the publication office of ‘Prabuddh Bharat’ newspaper from Madras to this ashram in 1898, during his visit to Almora.

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    Kumaon Plaza, Kumaon

    N.H. 74 Nainital Road

    Kumaon Plaza, Kumaon Pantnagar Airpor is 62 km and Kashipur Junction Railway Station is 6 km away from this property. The famous attractions include Girital (7 km) and Drona Sagar (6 km).Offering 24-hour front desk facil

    2,799.00 Avg/night

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    Bhimtal Lake - Presently, the lake has been developed into a fish aquarium and several research institutes also exist around this lake. The Bhimtal Lake is one of the popular lakes of Kumaon and also the largest one. It is situated 1371 m above sea level. Its main attraction is its crystal clear waters and hilly surroundings. According to legend, this lake came into existence when the mighty Bhim, of Mahabharata, dug the earth to get water for his brothers.

     

    Sattal Lake - Five of its lakes are perennial, which includes the Ram Tal, Sita Tal, Lakshman Tal, Hanuman Tal and Garuda Tal while its other two lakes are seasonal and are called the Sookha Tal and Biyun Tal. The names of its lakes are based upon the popular characters of the famous Hindu epic, Ramayana. The Sattal Lake is situated 14 km from Nainital and is another prominent lake of the Kumaon region. The lake consists seven interconnecting lakes due to which it is called ‘Sattal’.

     

    Jim Corbett National Park - The Park has a core area of 520 sq km and a buffer area of 797.72 sq km. Its grasslands called the ‘Chaurs’ cover 1/10th of its total area. It is most particularly famous for its tigers. Other species of animals and birds in this park include 50 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles, antelopes like Nilgai and Ghoral and different species of deer like Hog deer, sambar and chital. Jim Corbett National Park is the most popular sightseeing destination in Kumaon. This park was established in 1936 and has its name after the famous author Jim Corbett who wrote the book “The Man Eaters of Kumaon” and used to hunt tigers in the region. Because it has many vanishing species, the park is also called “a home of vanishing species”.

     

    Narayan Ashram - The Narayan Ashram is situated at 14 km from Tawaghat, at an elevation of 2734 m. This ashram was established by Narayan Swami in 1936 and today it exists as a spiritual and socio-educational centre. The surroundings of this ashram contain different species of flowers. Its interiors comprise a library, meditation room, and a Samadhisthal.

     

    Nanda Devi Temple - The temple has many stone pictures all over its walls. The most popular feature of the Nanda Devi Temple includes the Nanda Devi Fair, which started in the 16th century and is held in this temple every year in August. This fair displays the culture of Almora and Kumaon. The Nanda Devi Temple is one of the four most popular temples of Almora. This temple is 1000 years old and dedicated to Goddess Nanda and Sunanda. The temple is built in the Kumaoni architectural style and is regarded as a symbol of the culture of old kings.

     

    Panchachuli Glacier - The glacier can be reached by a trek of 40 km from Sobla, which is the last bus stop, situated at a distance of 134 km from Pithoragarh. This whole trekking route is surrounded by Alpine meadows and snowcapped mountains. The Panchachuli Glacier is a group of snow capped mountains and one of the popular natural attractions of Kumaon. The Darma Valley in Pithoragarh District is situated in the lap of Panchachuli Glacier.

     

    Mayawati Ashram - The Mayawati Ashram also known as the Advaita Ashram is situated amongst the valleys of Kumaon region and is a popular site for spiritualists. Swami Vivekananda shifted the publication office of ‘Prabuddh Bharat’ newspaper from Madras to this ashram in 1898, during his visit to Almora.

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