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Nice clean lake

Nice clean lake  Video Review
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Bhimtal Lake

Shashank Agarwal
3rd Jun 17

Edmund Hillary's present Jet Boat can be seen

Edmund Hillary's present Jet Boat can be seen  Video Review
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Jim Corbett National Park

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
20th Oct 19

Amdanda gate is to access the Brinrani Tour Zone

Amdanda gate is to access the Brinrani Tour Zone  Video Review
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Jim Corbett National Park

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
19th Oct 19

Bhimtal lake with aquarium

Bhimtal lake with aquarium  Video Review
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Bhimtal Lake

Vijay Raj
18th Dec 16

Beautiful lake

Beautiful lake  Video Review
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Bhimtal Lake

Nishevitha Gangatharan
18th Dec 16

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Reasons to go to Kumaon

1Take A Break & Visit The Mountainous Region Of Kumaon
Take A Break & Visit The Mountainous Region Of Kumaon

HolidayIQ Traveller MD Faizi shares, “Kumaon is a good place for a holiday with friends. You can trek in the jungles, feel nature in the most pure form and spot various wildlife. We took an elephant ride. Because there were not many options with food, we cooked our own meals, which was fun.”

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Er. rahul

Er. rahul5.0/5

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Kumaon

Kumaon is a region of Uttarakhand with various towns, including hill-stations and religious spots. While mostly all hill stations are flanked by all sorts of conifers and draped in a garb of green, Kumaon changes its coat of blooms several times a year.
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Debasish Bhadra

Debasish Bhadra5.0/5

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Mesmerizing Kumaon

Last October I along with my wife, son and my friend and his wife went to Lalkuan to visit Nainital, Almorah, Ranikhet, Kousani, Chowkari and Munsiary. What a fantastic journey it was! The sunrise at Kousani on Mt Trishul and at chowkari and the sunset at Munsiary on Parochially would remain in our memory for good .
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Recommended Duration in Kumaon

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Kumaon Overview

Kumaon is a scenic destination in the state of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India. It is one of the two administrative divisions of the state of Uttarakhand and is headquartered at the hill station of Nainital. The Kumaon Division consists of six districts which are Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar. It shares international borders with Nepal and Tibet.

Located at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, Kumaon provides views of the snow covered peaks and is ideal for a mountain holiday. The place is as much known for its pleasant weather as it is for its natural beauty and view of the mountains.

Blessed with natural abundance, the Kumaon division is known for its snow capped mountains, green valleys, luxuriant forests of deodar and pine trees, meadows, lakes and streams, and a variety of animals and birds species.

Kumaon was at one time famous for its tigers and the Jim Corbett National Park which is situated at the lower part of Kumaon Hills is home to many tigers. The Kumaon district has some of the most popular hill stations in the country.

Nainital, Ranikhet, Almora are some of the most frequented hill stations in Kumaon. They are known for their natural beauty, scenic hills and vales and the pleasant weather which makes them ideal as summer destinations.

Bageshwar, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Binsar are other places of importance in the region. Kumaon division is also known for the adventure tourism options that it offers like trekking, rock climbing and mountaineering in the different Himalayan peaks.

The people of Kumaon region are known as Kumaoni people and they speak the Kumaoni language and the different local dialects. Keen on music and festivities, the people of this region celebrate a range of festivals and melas which celebrate the life and the religion of the people here. Throughout the year a number of fairs and melas such as Nanda Devi Mela, Purnagiri Mela, Chaiti Mela, Uttaryani Mela, Hilljatra and many more are organised.



Photos of Kumaon

Jim Corbett National Park , Kumaon

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Arnav Mathur

Jim Corbett National Park , Kumaon
Jim Corbett National Park , Kumaon

Photo by

Arnav Mathur

Jim Corbett National Park , Kumaon

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