Local Sight-seeing

The cottages are located in a very beautiful area surrounded by forests, gardens and fruit orchards.

Saim Devta’s Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is just a small walk from the cottages. Being located on a hill-top, it offers beautiful views of the surrounding region. Dense forests on one side and the orchards on the other. (Do read this – Saim Devta Temple)

Mukteshwar Temple is 25 KM. It is a famous Hindu temple, also dedicated to Lord Shiva. IVRI is an old research institute which is located just before the temple. There are some interesting locations too near the temple, which provide good views of the valley and the distant hills.

Dol Ashram, a secluded and beautiful religious center is just 9 KM away. On the way, there is also an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

 

Day Trips

Bhimtal (44 KM)

A hill town around a lake. Boat rides on the lake are loved by visitors. Naukuchiatal and Sat-Tal are two more lakes located very close to Bhimtal and are a popular tourist destination. Golu Devta temple at Bhowali is also a must visit.

Nainital (58 KM)

A hill town bustling with activity with a large lake in the center. Tourist attractions include – boat ride on the lake, walk on the mall road along the lake, rope-way ride to Tiffin Top (a picnic spot), Naina-Devi temple, zoo and new attractions like the eco-cave gardens.

Almora (53 KM)

Chitai Golu Devta temple and Nanda Devi temple are famous temples in Almora. The central market in Almora is a good place for finding local products.

Katarmal (ancient sun-temple), Jageshwar group of temples and Kasar Devi temple are also located close to Almora. The drive to these places is enchanting with pine and oak forests along the way.

Do read these articles (the links open in new tabs) –
Drive in Kumaon
Trip to Jageshwar Temples
Temple with Million Bells (Golu Devta)

 

Activities

  • Visit to ancient temples and trek to a mountain stream and waterfalls
  • Bird-watching and photography
  • Cycling on the countryside roads
  • Bonfire and barbecue
  • Relax in the garden or deck with your favorite book

 

Enhance your photography skills

Once in a while, we conduct photography courses in our cottages. For more information, visit – Photography Courses

Even at times when there are no photography courses being conducted, some of our photography coaches spend their time with us. They will be more than happy to guide you if you are interested in photography.