uttarakhand

  1. Alpha

    Devalgarh: Long forgotten capital of Garhwal Kingdom

    Khirsu - after five long years August always comes with an opportunity of week-long holidays. This year was again no different. Combination of weekends, festivals and Independence Day leave, presented me a window of 6 days beginning 10th August 2019 to roam around Himalayan hills. With the...
  2. Yogesh Sarkar

    Ranikhet, A Colonial Retreat

    Prologue This is a trip that almost did not happen. A trip, which was delayed multiple times and even when I eventually left for Kasar Devi (originally I had planned to go there), I was almost in no mood to travel. Hence, this trip to Ranikhet was a forced one. An anomaly of sorts, because I...
  3. SHASHANK BIRLA

    Video: Corbett Tiger Reserve Safari- May 2019

    Hi folks, Sharing the highlight reel of our incredible safari experience in May 2019 traversing the wilderness of the Corbett Tiger Reserve / Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. And yes, we sighted India's national animal, the tiger, on multiple ocassions including Corbett's star tigress...
  4. SHASHANK BIRLA

    Corbett Tiger Safari Experience (Video)- December 2018

    Hi folks, Happy to share the video highlight reel of our safari experience in December 2018 to the world famous Corbett National Park, staying right within the core area of the park at Dhikala Forest Rest House. Some superb sightings :)
  5. sabyasachi

    Hotel Holy View | Uttarkashi

    This decent hotel is located in the heart of Uttarkashi, & on Uttarkashi - Gangotri road. You can get a nice view of the town from the veranda of this property too! When I visited Gangotri (8th Nov, 2018), my halt for a night stay was at Uttarkashi. This hotel was one of those properties which...
  6. G

    Nanital-Mukteshwar-Peora Trip in December

    I am planning a family trip in end December (5 day trip) to visit nanital, Mukteshwar & Peora. Could you please help me with following questions 1. Is it good time to visit these places in December? 2. Will the road condition on hills be good to self-drive? 3. Is the below itinerary make sense...
  7. Alpha

    Kumaon – where it all began: Chaukori & Kausani

    It all began in the year 2009. My wanderings started with Kumaon region. Praveer and Rahul were the co-conspirators. Rakesh had joined a little later, to be precise, two trips later. We became friends for life. We did an aimless wandering in Kumaon region covering Nainital, Almora, Binsar...
  8. Alpha

    Holi Getaway: Kausani – Munsiyari – Dharchula – Lohaghat

    Dates of Journey: 1st March 2018 – 4th March 2018 Route taken: Delhi – Kausani – Munsiyari – Dharchula – Pithoragarh – Lohaghat – Rudrapur – Delhi Total Distance covered: 1300 kms approx. It had been two months since I headed to mountains. I had been to a hills of Netarhat a small Jharkhand...
  9. Alpha

    Lansdowne, the usual one this time

    It had been more than a month since I travelled to hills. My last trip was Munsiyari-Dharchula in March first week with Manish and Rahul Tanwar, both being colleagues from different departments. An opportunity presented itself with a marriage invitation from a colleague belonging to Pauri. His...
  10. ak72

    Need suggestions for 3 day trip to Uttarakhand

    Hi Folks Planning a 3 day solo ride from Delhi to Uttarakhand from 7th to 9th of June, i.e this weekend. Any suggestions ? Cheers Ajay
  11. A

    Inputs needed for an Uttarakhand road trip

    Just signed up. Doing a road trip after many years. And so, a bit of a trepidation. But the excitement is more. Realised I need to prepare thru it in a more structured manner that just a Jio connection with Google maps. And so, shout out to anybody who has done it before. 1. May. 13 days...
  12. Himalayan Hermit

    Advice/Help: Trek From Rudranath to Nandikund > Madhyamaheshwar

    Hi all We are a couple (avid trekkers) planning on doing Rudranath > Nandikund > Madhyamaheshwar > back to Ransi. I'm looking for suggestions from anyone who has done this route. I have Rudranath covered, but I am not finding much info. on the trail from Rudranath to Nandikund to...
  13. raza rahil

    Romantic Road Trip

    Hello, I'm planning a road trip to Chaukori for my short Honeymoon. I'm planning this trip at the end of April. Possible for you to guide the best route to take during this journey, we need scenic view also safe for driving. We're thinking to start early from Noida, and then please suggest...
  14. Utkarsh Trivedi

    Bike Ride to Uttarakhand

    Dear Fellow Travellers, I have a training to attend in Delhi during second week of February. I was planning to have a bike ride to Uttarakhand post training. I have zeroed down to Binsar. Suggestions for budgeted accomodation in binsar are required. Further, I had an option of Harsil for the...
  15. Utkarsh Trivedi

    Bike Ride to Uttarakhand

    Dear Fellow Travellers, I have a training to attend in Delhi during second week of February. I was planning to have a bike ride to Uttarakhand post training. I have zeroed down to Binsar. Suggestions for budgeted accomodation in binsar are required. Further, I had an option of Harsil for the...
  16. Yogesh Sarkar

    Wandering diary; Delhi–Rampur–Haldwani–Dehradun–Delhi in 39 hours

    I love to travel and indulge in photography. And I love to travel for photography. However, as much as I love to travel and do photography, there is nothing like wandering. Whether it is riding aimlessly without any set destination in or out of the city or hopping on the first bus the heart...
  17. jjamwal

    Rishikesh, Chakrata accommodations ?

    I may be going for 5-8 days trip to Rishikesh and maybe Chakrata or some other nearby place next week. Traveling by train and bus and no accommodations booked yet. I have already done Chopata Tungnath trek and don't want to repeat that. So I have following queries: 1) Any good place to stay...
  18. R

    Uttarakhand and Nepal expedition

    Hi All, I am planning to visit Uttarakhand and Nepal on First two weeks of September 2017. Planning to bring my Bull to Delhi via train and return from Patna the same way. So I will be able to get 10 days to move from Delhi to Patna through UTK & Nepal. I have made a brief itinerary for the...
  19. MidnightEvil Parth

    Two wheels and the lakes of Uttarakhand.

    A new member to bcmtouring and have been a member of xbhp since quite a good time, but never got the time to post a travelogue. With this being my first write-up, forget me for any mistakes which may have crept in. Introduction So, it was the morning of April 15, 2017. A Saturday. I had just...
  20. ak72

    Ride to Kausani, Munsiyari & Kasardevi from Delhi

    Hi Friends Finally did Munsiyari, a long pending trip, in my bucket list on my RE TB 350. I was accompanied by my colleague Harsh, on a Avenger Street 220. The planned iternary was 9th Feb - Delhi to Kausani 10th Feb - Kausani to Munsiyari 11th Feb - Munsiyari to Kasardevi 12th Feb -...
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