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Mountain Biking in Kumaon

The gentle Himalayas of the Kumaon region must be one of the most picturesque in the country, with giant terrace fields straddling the green mountains. The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers, villages and small town. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. Breathtaking views of snow covered peaks dominate the far horizon.

  • Reviews 2 Reviews
    5/5
  • Vacation Style Open Group
    Camping Trip
  • Activity Level Moderate
    6/10
  • Group Size Medium
    4/12
All about Mountain Biking in Kumaon Uttarakhand

The gentle Himalayas of the Kumaon region must be one of the most picturesque in the country, with giant terrace fields straddling the green mountains. The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers, villages and small town. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. Breathtaking views of snow covered peaks dominate the far horizon.
The gentle Himalayas of the Kumaon region must be one of the most picturesque in the country, with giant terrace fields straddling the green mountains. The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers, villages and small town. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. Breathtaking views of snow covered peaks dominate the far horizon

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  1. Day 1 Delhi – Kathgodam-Binsar

    Arrival by Delhi-Kathgodam exp. Travel overland 4hrs to Binsar. Stay in Binsar retreat.

  2. Day 2 Binsar-Bageswar (45km)

    Introduction with safety and all staff followed by mostly downhill with few steep uphill climb to Bageswar. Stay in Tents/Guest house

  3. Day 3 Bageshwar - Baijnath (23 Kms)

    Bageshwar 1965 M. - 30 Km from Almora has a dense cover of Deodar trees (a vanishing species of Himalayas Flora). This is one of the oldest Jungles with some trees as old as 300 Yr. old. This is a fairly even stretch along the Gomati River. Baijnath is famous for a group of ancient temples and the Shakti temples of Kot (Lord Shiva-The Destroyer) are ten Km away. The forests are interspersed with ancient Shiva temples, unrivalled for its location. Overnight camp at the riverside.

  4. Day 4 Baijnath - Kausani (17 Kms)

    A fairly uphill track to Kausani, with panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, seen from the wide green valley of Katyiar. Kausani is 40 Kms from Almora with a 350 Kms stretch view of the High Himalayas. Overnight in the Camp.

  5. Day 5 Kausani - Someshwar (12 Kms / Binta 15 Kms)

    Kausani to Someshwar is all down hill to the tiny hamlet of Binta in the middle of the Valley. Over night in the Guesthouse.

  6. Day 6 Binta - Ranikhet (23 Kms)

    The last bit of the day is a steep track, leading to Ranikhet (the Queens Garden). In yesteryears her highness was so impressed with the sight that she declared this little town as her own. A small cantonment area garrisoned with the Kumaon Regimental centre with their history of Valour Triumphs, Ranikhet is also famous for the Botanical gardens of Chaubatia and the fruit orchards, the Hariakhan and the Kalika Temple. Overnight in the Holms Heritage Farm.

  7. Day 7 Ranikhet – Bhatrajkhan

    A down hill track takes you through various villages to Bhatrajkhan, enroute to Corbett national park. Overnight in the camps.

  8. Day 8 Bhatrajkhan – Garjia 63 Kms

    Freewheel down the wilderness of the Corbett National Park along the Kosi River. Overnight in the Jungle resort Corbett park.

  9. Day 9 Corbett - Kotabag 23 kms.

    In Corbett an early morning elephant safari into the forest, post breakfast cycle to Kotabagh through the dense jungles, Kotabagh is the small village on the foothills of Nainital. Overnight in the jungle resort.

  10. Day 10 Kotabag - Kaladungi 15 Kms.

    A small village which has the Corbett museum and the house, once residence of Lt Col. Jim Corbett. Over night in the guest house.

  11. Day 11 Kaladungi - Chorgalia –Kathgodam 30 Kms.

    Through the gujjar villages situated amidst the thick Jungles, once the reign of the Famous Dacoit Sultana, giving the place its name. Leave for Delhi after late lunch by coach/Train. Trip ends

Overall Rating 5/5
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Kim Burgess & Ann Cowling, Australian National University, Australia
Reviewed on 10 April 2006
5/5

Kim Burgess & Ann Cowling, Australian National University, Australia (2006) We sincerely recommend Adventure Trips India to women alone, families as well as mixed groups. Childern are not only welcomed, but appreciated. Safe adventurous travel is their passion. Risks are not taken. The food was fantastic and more than we would eat. However we look forward to the future and bringing friends and spouses to India to enjoy trekking with Adventure Trips India.

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Ravi and Sheela Shankar,
(Principal Yoga Teachers at Yoga Nidhi, Chennai)
Reviewed on 20 September 2010
5/5

Have done treks with Adventure Trips India & Kundan, to Tapovan, Kuari Pass and Tungnath we would strongly recommend him to anyone wanting to organize a trek in the Himalayas. He has a great team and is a very good organizer. His knowledge of the areas trekked, his quiet confidence that keeps you reassured and his ability to adjust to the capacity of the group are qualities that make him the person we keep coming back to all our treks..

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