A Weekend Package
Day 01: Kathgodam-Abbott Mount (165 km /
lunch & dinner
Arrive at Kathgodam station from Delhi at 0615 hr.
or at Lal Kuan station at 0845 hr. from Mathura.
You will be met and transferred to Abbott Mount
(6 hr.) via Bhimtal, Dhanachuli, Devidhura & Lohaghat.
Rest of the day free for walks around Abbott Mount,
bird watch or appreciate the British architecture.
Overnight stay in Abbott Mount Cottage. This historic
hamlet of Abbott Mount is situated at an altitude
of about 7,000 ft above sea level in the eastern
part of the Kumaon Hills near the small town of
Lohaghat in Champavat District. Abbott Mount was
founded by and named after Mr. John Harold Abbott
of Jhansi. An English businessman who wanted to
start a hill station for the European community
at the turn of the 20th century. Unlike many Indian
hill stations Abbott Mount has changed little since
its inception. There are only thirteen secluded
cottages spread over this private hill. There is
a picturesque church set amidst the forest and a
ancient cricket pitch with an unsurpassed view of
Day 02: Abbott Mount
breakfast, lunch & dinner
Visit Mayawati Ashram, the headquarters of Adwait
Ashram, it was sanctified by Swami Vivekanand and
is also known for its charming surroundings. OR
go fishing for Mahseer at Pancheshwar (a confluence
of Saryu and Mahakali rivers) with a picnic lunch.
Overnight stay in Abbott Mount Cottage.
Day 03: Abbott Mount-Kathogodam
Morning at leisure. Drive to Kathogodam (6 hours)
to connect train to Delhi at 2040 hours OR to Lal
Kuan (7 hours) to connect train to Mathura at 1900
hours. NOTE: If you leave after early breakfast,
you will have time to visit Jageshwar or Sat Tal
or Nainital en route.
Jageshwar: Counted among the 12 Jyotirlingas in
the country, Jageshwar lies in a beautiful narrow
valley hedged by monarch-sized, ancient deodars.
Of the over 100 small and large shrines of this
complex, the three outstanding ones in terms of
sculpture are dedicated to Jageshwar, Mrityunjaya
and Pushtidevi. There is a small museum where statues
of artistic value, removed from the various shrines,
have been preserved by the archaeological department.
A 3 km trek from Jageshwar leads to Vriddha Jageshwar.
This is regarded as the abode of Lord Shiva prior
to his manifesting himself as Jageshwar. This site
commands a magnificent view of the Himalayas. The
lofty-tower type isolated shrine of Dandeshwar is
1km short of the actual temple complex.
Please let us know the number of people travelling
on this tour and we will send you the total cost.
We also specialize in customizing the tour. Should
you need any changes we would be happy to modify
The tour may include arrangements such as accommodation,
travel, meals, permit, guides, activities etc. or
services as required by the client.
How to book
The booking of this itinerary is with Asian
F-313, Lado Sarai, New Delhi - 110030.
Te1: (+91 11) 44128785 .
To confirm your booking please send a 25%
deposit by wire transfer to Standard Chartered Bank,
Account No 52805001839
which is in the
name of "Asian Adventures", using Swift Code "SCBLINBBDEL".
Branch address: M-1 NDSE Part I, New Delhi-110049.
India. Or you can send a cheque payable to Asian
Adventures atF-313, Lado Sarai, New Delhi - 110030. India
Cancellation charges are 30 days before
arrival date 2
5%, 21 days before arrival
date 50%, 15 days before arrival date 90%, 7 days
before arrival date 100% of the total itinerary
Remaining balance to reach Asian Adventures
at least 30 days before tour commencement
by wire transfer (to bank account stated above)
or by sending a cheque made payable to Asian Adventures
to the above address. Alternatively you can pay
the balance in cash upon arrival.