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Berinag Travel Guide


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Berinag Travel Guide
Memoirs of My Sojourn to Berinag: It was our most judicious decision that we trusted our tour agent completely for planning and organizing our Uttarakhand tours. This was our first visit to the country and our 16 days travel itinerary included a visit to Berinag; a place we 
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hadn’t heard of neither did searching the web provided much information about this heaven of a place. Yet we were excited about the off-beaten path that we took for our tours to Uttarakhand and left earliest for Berinag only to be greeted by nature’s bounty, aromatic valleys, beautiful people and ancient

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traditions.

Berinag: Berinag is nestled in the district of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand and is one of the most beautiful hill stations of the region whose untouched beauty and serenity was almost healing in character. We took a day off and spent it

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enjoying mountain tea at our balcony and gazing at the picturesque peaks and surrounding panorama. Next day we woke up completely rejuvenated and were eager to set on our sightseeing tour.

Climate and geography:

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A tiny hill station in the lap of Mother Nature, Berinag with its peaceful and gorgeous ambiance is a place worth seeing for sightseeing of Himalayan peaks such as Panchachuli and Nandadevi. Embellished with thick forests, lush valleys, gorgeous ravines and rich flora and fauna, Berinag is

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gorgeous scenery. Temperature touches freezing point during winters whereas summers are pleasant. Throughout our stay in the vicinity sudden accumulation of clouds causing rains was a common feature; the gorgeous emerald hues washed in rain water would

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look even more beautiful.

Where to stay: Our stay was booked in advance at Kumaon Mandal Vikas’s bungalow. Passing a beautiful river and traversing through quaint forests we reached the bungalow which is located in Chokri region. The location was great and

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services efficient; other options for accommodation include private lodges.

Places to be seen: This quaint hamlet is perched at an altitude of 1740m above sea level and its salubrious climate creates ideal conditions for yielding high quality

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tea plantations. Views of snow capped peaks of majestic Himalayas are a perfect eye-candy. Apart from walking in the tea gardens and enjoying the scenic scenery we spent most of our time exploring its famous snake temples such as Dhaurinag, Kalinag, Feninag,

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Harinag temple and more. Also Tripura Devi Temple and Koteshwar Cave Temple were interesting sites. Other than these I particularly remember our visit to Kotmanya Deer Park which is home to abundance of musk deer. Locally called Kasturi Mrig, theseare a special species of deer with

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a substance with a penetrating odour. The aroma of Kasturi (musk) filled in the air can be smelled from far distances and further enhances the angelic beauty of the town almost surreal.

Amidst greenery of Berinag we had the most tranquilizing rendezvous with Mother Nature. We left ecstatic and rejuvenated, we would love to go back again.

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Almora Travel Guide


Travelmasti provides travel information on Almora city, Almora Hotels Booking, Almora travel guide and all travel destinations and places to see in and around Almora Uttaranchal.
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Almora: Picturesque district of Almora is a fine blend of mountain beauty; ancient cultural influences, sanctified spots, thickly wooded forests, scenic valleys, quaint cottages, crystal lakes and gushing rivers…… all inspiring one to call it the ‘Switzerland of India’. 

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Almora is a hill district in the central Kumaon region of Uttaranchal. It is a beautiful scenic place situated at an altitude of 5900 ft.

It was founded by Raja Kalyan of Chand Dynasty in 1560 AD. Almora is a town in the shape of a horse shoe perched on a 5 km long mountain

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range in between the river Kosi and Suyal There is a cave where Swami Vivekanand meditated and was enlightened. Almora was captured by British from Gorkhas, who have left their mark on this town. Nanda Devi festival is celebrated here, during which devotees from all over India visit this place.

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Sight Seeing: Nearby places of tourist interest where an excursion can be made within a day are Bright End Corner’s unforgettable sunset, Chitai temple with it’s unique collection of brass bells of all sizes, gifted to the temple by devotees since centuries,

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Kasar Devi which houses many Europeans who fell in love with the place so much that they settle down, Nanda Devi Temple the cultural and religious center of Almora for now hundreds of years and Lala Bazaar a unique market of more than two hundred years with paved streets of stone.

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Bright End Corner: Almora is 2 kms away from here. A highlight of this point is the sunset and the sunrise seen through the Himalayan peaks. A circuit house close by allows tourists to spend some time in this peaceful surrounding. Close by is the Vivekanand

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Library which has many books on literature. A little away is the Vivekanand Memorial where Swami Vivekanand had stopped for a while on his journey to the Himalayas.

Martola: This picnic spot amidst gardens is 10 kms away from Almora.

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Most of the people who live here are foreigners. Buses and taxis come up to a point called Panuwanaula and from there onwards one has to walk.

Kalimutt : 4.5 kms from Almora,  this picnic spot gives a lovely view of the Himalayan Peaks.
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Deer Park:

3 kms from Almora this park is  in NTD (Narayan Tiwari Dewai).

State Museum: This museum is near the bus stand . It is closed on Mondays and other Government Holidays. It is open from 10:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

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Simtola: 3 kms from Almora Simtola is a picnic spot from where one can view the beautiful mountains covered with pine and deodar trees.
Chitai Temple: This is a very busy area. This temple is dedicated to Lord Golu.

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The people of Kumaon worship him. Once a wish is fulfilled people hang little bells in this temple. Therefore there are thousands of little bells hanging there. The view of the Himalayas is extremely beautiful from here. This temple is 8 kms away by walk through a beautiful pine forest, but one can go by cart too.

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Katarmal:

This 800-year old Sun Temple is the second in importance after the Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa. Seven kms away from Almora this historical important temple  is an example of intricate sculpturing. This temple is in need of restoration now.

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Binsar:

30 kms from Almora Binsar  has a temple of Shiva who is also called  Bineswar. 2412 mts above sea level this temple was constructed by King Kalyan of the Chand  Dynasty.  Visiting this temple gives one peace of mind.

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Jageshwar:

34 kms away from Almora  this temple of Shiva  is situated amidst a dense Deodar forest and has a lot of mythological importance. Here there are about 164 temples of this  kind. 

Nanda Devi Temple:

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This 1000-year old temple is one of the main attraction of Almora. Its walls have carvings on them. Every year a festival is held here in which youth from various mountainous areas come here to participate in this dance festival.

Gannath: 

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47 kms from Almora this is an ancient Shiva temple  with natural caves.  2116 mts above sea level this place is a favourite with nature lovers. 

Kasar Devi:

Near Kalimutt is the temple of  Kasar Devi.

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This ancient temple was built on a mountain peak in the second century. The distance between Kalimatt and Kasar Devi is less than 1 km and can be easily covered by foot. The surrounding area has become the home of many foreigners. The main town is 6 km away.

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Accessibility

By Air: The nearest airport is a Pant Nagar (Nainital). During the summer regular flights are operational.

Rail: The nearest railway station is Kathgodam (90kms.). Connected by rail with Lucknow, Delhi and Howrah.

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Road : Connected by road with most places of Uttaranchal
Distance from Almora:
Lucknow (466),
Dehradun (412),
Nainital (71),
Delhi (382),

Bareilly (205),
Kathgodam (90),
Pithoragarh (122),
Haridwar (357),
Haldwani (96).

Uttaranchal Tour


Uttaranchal Tours

Fabulous Uttaranchal
Tour Details: Uttaranchal-the 27th state of the Indian Union, is one of the most beautiful and enchanting region of northern India. Tour to Uttarranchal will let you enjoy the nature which has endowed this land with so much beauty and spiritual bliss that it is also known as Dev Bhoomi, the Land of Gods.
Highlights: 5 Nights/ 6 Days – 2N Corbett, 1N Ranikhet, 2N Nainital

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Day Wise Breakup

Day 1 Delhi – Corbett (280 kms / 8 hrs): Check into hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. In the evening enjoy Cultural Programme and Dinner.
Corbett Wildlife National Park: Set up in 1936 as India’s first wildlife national park and
possibly the finest, the Corbett National Park was established in consultation with the great hunter and conservationist, Jim Corbett. The wildlife park spreads over some 920.9 square km at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres at the foothills of western Himalayas in the districts of Nainital

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and Pauri Garhwal. In its eventful 64-year life, it has grown considerably in size and now includes the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary as a part of its 1,319 sq km of reserved forest area.
Day 2 Corbett: Early morning, visit to Corbett National Park and enjoy viewing all the wildlife.
Day 3 Corbett – Ranikhet (72 kms / 2 hrs): Drive to Ranikhet and check into the hotel. Enjoy rest of the day at leisure, where you can also explore the local city.
Day 4 Ranikhet: Enjoy day at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 5 Nainital: Today, enjoy the scenic location that overlooks the Himalayan mountain range.
Day 6 Nainital: After breakfast, full day at leisure in Nainital, followed by departure to Delhi.
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