ITINERARY (May be subject to changes)

Acem Travels Delhi – Himalaya – Delhi

Oct 19 – Nov 2, 2024

Including travel to the Retreat at Corbett River Creek, Marchula

START OF RETREAT

Saturday, Oct 19: Check-in and Gathering in Delhi

Flexible check-in according to incoming flight.

18:00 Gathering at Jukasso Inn. Dinner

Sunday, Oct 20: Delhi – Corbett River Creek, Marchula 270 km

06:00 Depart from Delhi in coach, with packed breakfast.

Packed breakfast. Water, snacks available

13:00 Arrival at River Creek. Check-in. Lunch

RETREAT

Sunday, 20 Oct – Saturday 26 Oct (morning)

POST RETREAT

Saturday, 26 Oct – Saturday 2 Nov

POST RETREAT TOUR PROGRAM

Saturday, Oct 26: Corbett River Creek – Ranikhet – Kausani (140 km)

06:00 Depart from Marchula in cars, with packed breakfast

07:30 Break at Ghatti for breakfast

10:00 Arrival Ranikhet, Visit Old British Cemetery, Drive through Old Cantonment area.

Free time 30 minutes at Ranikhet market to explore the area

11:30 Depart from Ranikhet for Kausani

14:00 Arrival Kausani, Check in at hotel Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat

14:30 Lunch, free time to relax

16:30 Walk / car to visit Gandhi Ashram (1 km)

Free time to visit the market

20:00 Dinner at hotel

Sunday, Oct 27: Kausani

06:15 Ginger lemon tea in dining area

07:30 Breakfast

08:30 Visit to Rudradhari Falls. 10 km drive to Kantali Village, 2 km trek to the Falls

12:00 Return to hotel

13:30 Lunch. Afternoon at leisure

15:30 Walk to the tea slopes

17:00 Back at the hotel

Evening at leisure

20:00 Dinner at hotel

Monday, Oct 28: Kausani – Kassar Devi via Baijnath and Bageshwar (105 km)

06:15 Ginger lemon tea in dining area

07:30 Breakfast

08:00 Depart from Kausani

08:45 Break at Baijnath Temples

09:15 Depart for Bageshwar

10:00 Arrival Bageshwar. Visit Bagnath Temple

11:00 Depart for Binser

13:00 Arrival Binser Forest Gate, (Permits), Drive to Khali Estate Mountain resort

14:00 Lunch at Khali Estate

15:30 Depart for Kassar Devi, Almora

16:15 Arrival Kassar, Check in at Kassar Jungle Resort

Afternoon at leisure. Optional visit to Kassar Devi Temple

20:00 Dinner at hotel

Tuesday, Oct 29: Kassar Devi, Jageshwar – Almora – Kassar Devi (105 km)

06:15 Ginger lemon tea in dining area

07:15 Breakfast

08:00 Depart for Jageshwar Group of Temples

09:30 Arrival Jageshwar. Visit Group of Temples.

11:30 Return from Jageshwar, head towards Chitai Golu Devta Temple

12:30 Arrival Chitai Golu Devta Temple

13:30 Depart for Almora, Stop for lunch just before Almora Town

14:30 Visit Almora Museum

15:30 Almora Market. Free time

16:30 Return to Kassar Jungle Resort

Afternoon at leisure

20:00 Dinner at hotel

Wednesday, Oct 30: Kassar Devi – Kathgodam – Delhi

06:15 Ginger lemon tea in dining area

07:00 Breakfast

07:45 Depart for Dehli

09:30 Stop at Kainchi Ashram

11:00 Arrival Kathgodam

Transit to coach for Delhi

14:00 Lunch

18:00 Arrival Delhi

Check-in at Jukasso Inn, Sunder Nagar, New Delhi

20:00 Dinner at Jukasso Inn

SEPARATE PROGRAM FOR DELHI

Thursday, Oct 31: Sight-seeing in Delhi with local guide

08:00 Breakfast at Jukasso Inn

09:00 Depart for sight-seeing Red Fort by coach

09:30 Sight-seeing Red Fort

11:00 Sight-seeing in Old Delhi: Jain Bird Hospital, street life, spice market

12:30 Transport to Connaught Place from spice market with cycle rickshaws(?)

13:00 Walk from rickshaw drop point at Connaught Place to Alka Hotel Restaurant for lunch

14:30 Depart from Alka hotel for India Gate

15:00 Sight-seeing at India gate, walk to President Palace

16:30 Departure from President Palace (or near) to Jukasso Inn by coach

17:00 Arrival Jukasso Inn. Leisure time and rest

19:30 Depart for Hare Krishna Temple by coach

20:00 Dinner at Hare Krishna Temple

21:30 Return to Jukasso Inn


Friday, Nov 1: Leisure time for individual sight-seeing and shopping

08:00 Breakfast at Jukasso Inn

Leisure time for individual sight-seeing and shopping in self-organized groups

List of recommended sites, shopping center and restaurants will be available

Lunch and dinner organized individually, recommendations will be available

Saturday, Nov 2 / Sunday Nov 3: Departure from India

08:00 Breakfast at Jukasso Inn

Leisure time for individual sight-seeing and shopping in self-organized groups

List of recommended sites, shopping center and restaurants available

Lunch and dinner organized individually, recommendations will be available

20:00 Dinner at Jukasso Inn

Departure according to flight times