India, November 2018

HIking in Kumaon, Northern India

Active Adventure Travel Vacation in India.

  • Hike the less travelled routes of this incredible region while witnessing breathtaking views of India’s highest Himalayan ranges.

  • Journey through the lush mixed-forests of this rich eco-system. Enjoy bird-watching with a chance to view some of the region’s rare wildlife.

  • Follow the mystical Ganges to its headwaters and visit ancient temples during your hiking adventure.

  • Meet traditional Himalayan highlanders, herdsmen, farmers and Hindu priests during your active adventure in India’s Himalayan outback.

Spectacular, remote & culturally rich. Embark on a journey following the Ganges to its head-waters, ascending the Chandrashila peak (a little over 12,000 ft), past the ancient Tungnath temple. Experience 360 degree views of this breathtaking region from the summit!

Overview

Meet & Greet Included: Fly to New Delhi

SeasonPrimeper person, sharing
  • 7 Day Hiliday
ACTIVITY LEVEL: CHALLENGING
  • AIRPORT: NEW DELHI (IGI) INDIA

  • REGION: GARHWAL, UTTARAKHAND, NORTHERN INDIA

Uttarakhand Northern India

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  • Hiking the high Himalayas and camping in India
  • Temple bells at tungnath trekking in northern India
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Day by Day (India Expedition).

Arrive at the  New Delhi Airport (IGI). You will be met and chauffeured to your hotel.

Accommodation: The Roseate House

You will be chauffeured to the New Delhi Airport. Board your short flight to Delhiradun (1 hour). You will be met at the Dehradun airport and chauffeured to your hotel (a little over 2 hours from the airport) Settle in and prepare for your Himalayan hiking adventure in India’s Himalayan outback.

Accommodation: Atali Ganga.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Early this morning begin your 7- hour journey to your camp that is ideally set off the beaten track in view of some of India’s celebrated Himalayan ranges, just a few miles form the trail head.

Settle in an enjoy a evening around a small bon-fire sipping of your favourite beverage. Your guide will go over the following day’s plan around the dinner table. 

Accommodation: Tented Camp (altitude: 8,500 ft) The Himalayan Outback.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This morning pack your hiking gear and drive to the starting point of your day’s hike. Spend the day hiking and bird-watching, looking out for birds and signs of rare wildlife as you are guided though a rich mixed forest to the Deoriatal lake.

Resume your day’s hike after lunch in the stunning location, descending toward the historic Okhimat temple. Return to your ideally set camp in time for refreshing hot bath and dinner around a small bon-fire

Accommodation: Tented Camp (altitude: 8,500 ft) The Himalayan Outback.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Continue hiking and winding your way up to the top. The vegetation begins to thin-out and the Himalayan views get better. Stop over on route at the ancient temple of Tunglanth. The air will feel cooler, but the sun is still intense, so keep applying your sunscreen! You’ll explore the rocky over-hangs, and large boulder formations as you acclimatize and make your way to the summit.

Proceed upward over expansive ridge-lines enjoying extraordinary Himalayan views as you summit at 13,000 ft. Enjoy free time to celebrate your success and snap stunning photos before descending back to you camp

Accommodation: Tented Camp (altitude: 8,500 ft) The Himalayan Outback

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After an early breakfast, say goodbye to your hosts. Begin your 7-hour journey back to the airport.

Follow the mighty Ganges river down into the plains of Rishikesh towards Dehradun and board your flight to Delhi. You will be met at the Delhi airport and chauffeured to your hotel only a few miles from the airport

Accommodation: The Holiday Inn, 4 miles from the airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast & packed Lunch.

You will be chauffeured back to the Intentional terminal to board your flight back home.  Check-out from the Holiday Inn is at 11 am.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Get a taste of India’s celebrated Himalayan ranges during this 7-day hiking adventure. You’ll witness a remarkable self-contained eco-system with endless views of the Himalayas, remote Himalayan village and terrific bird-watching.

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