Based on my personal experience and being an avid mountain wanderer, I find the path of Himalayas extremely soothing and worth inspiring which is enough to make the rest of the life meaningful. There is a reason why people love to immerse in the lap of Himalayas to make the most out of their leisure time.
The freshness and upbeat vibes in Uttarakhand Mountains make your experiences enriching that stays with you for years to come. When it comes to the mountains of Kumaon in Uttarakhand, it comprises a collection of bountiful nature that includes lush green landscapes, snow-capped mountains, panoramic & jaw-dropping Rocky Mountains, azure sky, lovely shimmering lakes, and diverse variety of flora and fauna that can leave you astonishing with its perennial beauty.
Kumaon is located in the North-Indian state of Uttarakhand and throughout the years catches the attention of people with its unbeatable beauty. The delectable view of cedar and pine forest exquisitely contributes to making your trip worthwhile.
Best time to visit kumaon
Monsoon is the only season that you can skip when planning to visit Kumaon as there is a risk of landslides, cloud bursts, floods, and heavy rain. They can disrupt your journey, keeping you stranded for days if weather is not favorable. The frosty winter and summers are the best seasons that tourists are curious about as this is the time to enjoy the tranquility and explore as much as you can.
The temperature is somewhere between 3 to 12 °C during winter and can go up to 40°C during summer months. Though, throughout the year you can plan your trip in between based on your comfortability if you are aware of the climate of Kumaon region.
Trekking in kumaon can be the best option
Trekking is one of the best therapies for good health that teaches you about self-reflection and lets you peep into your hidden ability to challenge yourself in nature. For an adventure enthusiast, no place except mountains can be great when it comes to enjoying and embracing life more openly. Trekking on high-altitudes unwinds you, eludes you from fast-paced life, and amazingly turns out to be a strength booster for physical & mental health.
Haldwani is the gateway of Kumaon from where you can start getting to see the glance of mountains. In the footsteps of Himalayan region, the beautiful and unforgettable verdant greenery of Nainital Mountains with its delectable lakes is sure to give you immense amount of joy as a welcome gift.
The nearby places are also surrounded by beautiful lakes that you can add in your bucket list to seize the day successfully. Besides, as you continue your journey to greater heights of Kumaon, some prominent places like Almora, Ranikhet, Kausani, Pithoragarh, Ramgarh, and Mukteshwar will give you the clear glimpses of Himalayan glaciers. Nainital and its nearby mountains in the entire district are great for demulcent treks which people of all ages can experience.
If you think you have adapted your body enough considering all the situations of mountains then, you can go deeper into the proper wilderness to enjoy the solitude. In all these trekking areas, basic amenities are available to help you sail through the adversities found in the way of uphill & downhill trails.
If you are not still not satisfied with what Kumaon dense forest has offered you, then satiate your trekking desire by entering the hilly bedrocks of Ranikhet, Kausani, Pithoragarh, Ramgarh, Gagar, Mukteshwar, Sattal, Naukuchiyatal, etc. The farther places you go in the heights of Himalaya, routes get little risky yet exciting.
Most of the routes will leave your body perspiring but it will be worth it at the end. Walking through the pines and rhododendron forest is a tonic of refreshment away from the chaotic modern metro life.
Whichever place you visit in the Kumaon region is brimming with good hotels that provide you good facilities & whittle down your fatigue. Here in Kumaon, you can get ravishing sports depending on the area you choose such as paragliding, rock climbing, river rafting, and mountaineering.