Dehradun(250 Kms from New Delhi) is connected by rail, air (Jolly Grant airport) and road is the pickup point
Village life, Culture, Cuisine, Heritage, Short Hikes
Himalayan rural experience, reconnect with nature
Quiet vacation in the Himalayas
Minimum 3 days(Dehradun to Dehradun). Customizable as per needs of the guests
The Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, with their colourful traditions and customs, have been a largely unexplored jewel of India. Its lush green terraced fields, temples, a singsong local dialect and delectable cuisine render it a place worth cherishing. Siddharth promises to be a memorable experience sampling what Garhwal is all about - Nachiketa lake, Bhotiya People settlement who were erstwhile traders with Tibet and continue to preserve their cultural identity, Gadh temple, Buddhist Monastery, lush green forests and the sylvan shores of the Bhagirathi(Ganga) river. Siddarth is much more than just a home-stay, it is a lovely memory that would last a lifetime.
- An authentic Himalayan home-stay in the verdant valley of the Bhagirathi River.
- Enjoy a peaceful vacation in the lap of the mountains and rejuvenate in the fresh and pristine environment of the hills.
- Take a peek into the life of a typical Himalayan village and relish the local culture and traditions.
- Delicious freshly prepared Garhwali and Bhotiya dishes to spice up your vacation.
- A balanced mix of activities and sight-seeing to offer a complete experience that comprises reconnecting with nature, heritage, culture and cuisine.
- Nachiketa Tal:- Nestled in a dense deodar jungle Nachiketa Tal is a short day hike in the flora and fauna rich region around Uttarkashi. Easy on the lungs and feet, this easy walk in the woods is perfect to relish the simple joy of roaming in the Himalayas
- Dunda:- A sleepy town on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, Dunda is a quintessential Himalayan settlement. Surrounded by towering wooded hills and blessed with a pleasant climate, it is perfect for a lazy outing to forget the weariness of an urban existence. Authentic Pahadi food adds spice to this laid-back journey into the Himalayas.
- Bhotiya Settlement:- Dunda village is home to a thriving community of Bhotiyas who have historically been associated with trade with Tibet. Even though the trade dwindled post the 1962 Indo-China war, the community has continued to produce exquisite woolen garments and jewelry using traditional methods.
- Palden Sakya Phuntsok Ling Monastery:- Built in the year 2000, this Tibetan Buddhist Temple overlooking the Bhagirathi River is an ideal place to soak in the quietness of the Himalayas.