10 Days from$1100 p/p in USD
DeparturesApr, May, Jun, Oct, Nov, Dec
Guided, Small Group
Experience India’s rich culture, ecological heritage and hospitality in the Himalayas. Stay in homestays in the villages of Liti and Namik, witness indigenous agriculture practices, handicrafts such as carpet and blanket weaving, folk songs and dance and enjoy local cuisine. Trek up to Heeramani Glacier and camp in upper meadows to experience ecological diversity. The villages of Liti and Namik are small Himalayan villages, situated 2000 meters above sea level, just at the base of Heeramani glacier. With unique Himalayan cultural and natural ecosystems, this safari helps to improve the livelihoods of the mountain communities through responsible tourism and gives the best experience to global visitors.
Safari types:Birding Safari, Camping Safari, Cultural Safari, Mountain Safari, Trekking Safari, Walking Safari
You will visit:Delhi, Nanda Devi Bird Sanctuary, Himalayan Villages
Activities:Trekking, Hiking, Nature Walk, Village Visit, Birding, Cultural Experience
Getting around:Transfer Vehicle, Train
Start/end:Start/end in Delhi
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 1,100 per person
- All meals and accommodation
- Return train ticket from New Delhi to Kathgodam
- Porter and guides
- Taxi transfers
- Air tickets
- Accommodation in Delhi
Day by Day Overview
Departure from Delhi to Kathgodam by train then from Kathgodam to Nainital by taxi. Evening hike nearby to Nanda Devi Bird Sanctuary and dinner.
Overnight: Fairlight Trail, Nainital
More birdwatching then departure from Nainital to Liti after breakfast by taxi. Stay at Liti in homestay. Dinner with community.
Morning hike and birdwatching. Visit Liti village and surroundings. Evening walk to village to see traditional agriculture and handicrafts.
Morning birding walk then depart to Gogina village after breakfast. Lunch at River Gogina. Trek to Namik and stay at Namik village in homestay/tents.
Morning trek to Thala Meadow after breakfast. Camp at Thala.
Morning trek to Ranthan after breakfast. Camp at Ranthan.
Trek back to Namik for a cultural programme at Namik village. Dinner with community.
Village visit to see local handicraft and agriculture. Trek to Gogina village and travel back to Liti. Stay at Liti in homestays and dinner with community.
Morning hike then travel back to Nainital in cars. Stay overnight at Fairlight Trails in Nainital.
Overnight: Fairlight Trails
Departure to New Delhi depending upon trains (morning, afternoon or evening). Local sightseeing will be organized in case of afternoon and evening train.
Trains from Kathgodam to Delhi
- Morning 9 am reaches Delhi at 3 pm
- Afternoon at 3:30 pm reaches Delhi at 9 pm
- Evening at 8:30 pm reaches Delhi at 4 am next day