Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Natural Beauty in Kumaon

Kumaon in Uttranchal is a region of natural beauty. Majestic Himalayan range, rich heritage, colorful culture and most importantly loving people make is one of the most sought after holiday destination in the hills.

Every city, every village, every river, every mountain here has its uniqueness and tranquility about itself. It is a region adorned by temples, historical remains and vast acres of beautiful forests. The most important reason which makes it a perfect holiday destination in the hills is a clear picture of the imposing Himalayan range.

View of the Himalaya from the resort
Kalmatia Sangam, a Himalayan resort offers one of the most exclusive and unusual accommodations in Uttarakhand; from the architecture and cuisine, to the decor, service and unhampered views of the snow-clad Himalaya. Within a 14 acre private estate, the resort is perched on a lush hilltop and enjoys the most wonderful mountain views.

Himalayan Magpie
The area has very rich fauna, one can expect and encounter from the huge variety of indigenous and migratory birds with occasional visits from pine martens, foxes, porcupines, wild hares, jackals and the elusive leopard. Very close to this resort is Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary within which a variety of birds can be found, as well as Hanuman langurs, monkeys, barking deer, wild boar and leopards.

The village treks and the guided walks will take you through this beautiful and yet untouched natural beauty. The bird lovers do not have to go far, they can sight beautiful and rare birds the moment they step out of the cottage.

The trip might come to an end but these scenes of this beautiful holiday destination in the hills will remain with you forever.