Bhimtal Trip

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
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  • trekking in uttarakhand

Overview Bhimtal tour uttarakhand

Situated 22 kilometers from Nainital, at an altitude of 1,370 metres, Bhimtal is a small town in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is named after Bhim, one of the five Pandavas mentioned in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. With its intimate association with history and interesting tourist spots, Bhimtal is a popular tourist destination, with the most prominent attraction being the ‘Bhimtal Lake’, which is larger than the famous Naini Lake. The emerald green waters of the Bhimtal Lake mirror the lovely greenery of the surrounding hills and conjure a striking view. Spread over a vast area, Bhimtal Lake is home to a rich diversity of aquatic life.

During the winter months, the lake is visited by migratory birds. Boat cruises are an excellent way to soak in the beauty of the place. Located on the banks of the lake is the famous Bhimeshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that Bhim actually constructed the temple himself. However, the temple was reconstructed in the 17th century by Baz Bahadur of the Chand Dynasty.

Close to the temple lies a small hill called the Garg Parvat, which is the source of the Gargi River. Another famous spot in Bhimtal is the hill of Karkotaka, known for its ‘Nag Temple’, visited by devotees on the auspicious day of Rishi Panchami, to seek the blessings of ‘Nag Karkotaka Maharaj’. About five kilometres from Bhimtal is a small hill known as ‘Hidimba Parvat’, named after Bhim’s wife, Hidimba. Today, the hill houses a beautiful wildlife sanctuary, known as Vankhandi Ashram. Within a range of two kilometres from Bhimtal, lies a small natural lake called and locals consider this place to be sacred. Apart from that, the Nal-Damyanti Tal is also known for being a popular picnic spot

You can add more destination as per your preference. The other ideal destinations are Kausani. Also known as ‘Mini Switzerland of India’, Kausani is placed at an altitude of 1850 m above the sea level. The serene surroundings, romantic weather, snow-clad peaks, lush surroundings of conifer trees attract a decent amount of tourists from all around. This small hill town is a beautiful one. On arriving in Kausani, check-in at a hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, get to explore this lovely place. Here you will visit Anashkati Ashram- also known as Gandhi Ashram, this was the place where Mahatma Gandhi had stayed for around 2 weeks in the year 1929. He had described the place as the ‘Switzerland of India’. The last visit of the day is to Chai Bagaan or aromatic tea estate of Kausani. Take a stroll here. Enjoy the sunset views over the Himalayan ranges. Corbett National Park. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas is the majestic Corbett National Park . Home to a variety of flora and fauna, it is famous for its wild population of Tigers, Leopards and Elephants

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Day 1 – Reaching Bhimtal

check into the Hotel, proceed for the Naukuchiatal, Sattal enjoying Paragliding boating,exploring Island fish aquarium visiting ancient Bhimeshwar Temple. In the early Evening enjoy lush surrounding. Overnight at hotel

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Day 2 : After Breakfast and proceed to Nainital

one of the most popular hill towns in Uttarakhand. Located at an altitude of 1938 m above the sea level, Nainital is quite famous for its lakes. Here you visit Khurpataal- this small hamlet around12 km away, it has crystal clear lake and a pleasant climate; Hanuman Mandir or Hanuman Garhi- constructed by a popular local saint Neem Karoli Baba around 1950, this temple is dedicated to Lord hanuman; Nainital Waterfall- around 5 km away, this is fall has white milky water and ARIES Observatory- founded in 1955, it is a popular attraction here. Later, take delight in cable car ride to View Point- admire nice views of the surroundings and the Lake and then boating in the very popular Naini Lake. In the evening, do not miss shopping at the Tibetan market/Bhutiya Bazaar and Mall Road.

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Day 3 : After Breakfast check out from the Hotel and proceed to Mukteshwar

your next destination. On the way, halt at the beautiful town of Bhowali that is popular for housing the biggest fruit market of the country and then at the mesmerizing hill town of Ramgarh, famed as the fruit bowl of Kumaon. Later, continue to Mukteshwar. Placed at an altitude of 2285 m above the sea level, Mukteshwar is a pleasing hill town with a serene ambiance. The place derives its name from Lord Shiva’s temple, Mukteshwar Dham. Treat your eyes to the mesmerizing scenery and let the cool breeze brush past your face. Evening drop at Kathgodam / Haldwani to board bus or Train to next destination

INCLUDED

What is Included In This Trek?

Accommodation in Camp/ on share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, and dinner

High quality tents

Medical Kit

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included In This Trip?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava

Sunglasses

Slippers

Sunscreen

Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items – (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)