Almost 60 percent of the Indian population lives in the villages and what else cloud be better a place than villages to experience the Indian culture. Staying in the traditional houses, having local food, interaction with the villagers and if lucky, participate in the village activities, all these are part of this interesting tour. In this tour we will take you to some of the villages nestled in the great Himalaya. You will walk through the hills, valleys, streams, fields etc and will pass through different villages. Every day you will walk for at least 4-5 kms along with an experience guide who will explain you the local traditions and culture. Our village walks tour is a unique and interesting way to get introduced to Indian cultures.
Day 01 Arrive Delhi On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. Overnight At Hotel Day 02 City Tour of Delhi This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay. Overnight At Hotel Day 03 Train to Kathgodam and drive to Almora Early morning you will be transferred to the railway station to board train to Kathgodam. On arrival, you will be received and driven to Almora from where you will start your village walks. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will take you though the villages and will explain you the culture, traditions and lifestyle of the locals. Lunch will be provided during the walk/trek On arrival at the village you will be transferred to the traditional village houses. Note that these are actual village houses and not a modern structure. Overnight at Village House Day 04 Walk/Trek to another Village After breakfast you will start your walk to next village, On the way you will see the farmers working in their fields, Children’s studying in the school, and women’s performing their daily routine. You will walk through the fields, streams, mountains and valleys Lunch will be served enroute After lunch, continue walking to your destination for the day. On arrival check in to your village house. Overnight at Village House Day 05 Walk/Trek to another Village After breakfast you will start your walk to next village, the last one of the itinerary. Lunch will be served enroute After lunch, continue walking to your destination for the day, this will be the last destination on your village walks tour. On arrival check in to your village house. Overnight at Village House Day 06 At leisure in the Village That day is free to relax as you can just and enjoy the nature beauty or if you want you can explore the village with your Guide. You can visit the local school in the village. Overnight at Village House Day 07 Drive back to Kathgodam and Board Train to Delhi This morning after a leisurely breakfast you will be driven back to Kathgodam Railway Station to board your afternoon train to Delhi. On arrival you will be received and transferred to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel Day 08 Fly back Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the onward journey. ***END OF TOUR***
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