Van Serai Forest Lodge- A Labour of Love!


Camping, Trek, Rafting, Safari and Yoga in the Kumaon Himalayas

Duration: 13 nights and 14 days

Nature of excursion: moderate

Tour Description

This tour gives you a complete experience of India. We begin with visiting the Indian Capital Delhi, we drive or take a train to Agra to visit the famousmonument the Taj Mahal and the FatehpurSikri.From Delhi, we will drive to Sat Tal, Enjoy the lovely views, go for treks in the woods or butterfly watching. It is a perfect destination to unwind. You can also enjoy fishing or a boat ride on the serene lake. From Sat Tal we will move to the historic hamlet The Abott Mount. We travel to the Himalayan region of India the foothills and the Kumaoni regions. Visiting villages wildlife reserves viewing mammals and birds of the Indian Himalayan region. For adventure seekers, there will be rafting and rappelling. The tour will cover Jageshwar and its temples belonging to the 8th century. Jageshwar offers a spiritual retreat with Himalayan vistas and yoga sessions at the Vanserai Wellness Lodge, you can choose to soak in the spiritual energy of this area or go hiking in the surrounding woods. Picnics can also be arranged.

Pangot is another destination- a birding paradise. Your stay will be at the Eco birding Lodge Jungle Lore Birding Lodge. This sleepy town of Pangot has spectacular views. Enjoy birding treks with our expert guides. The birds spotted in the areaare Blue Whistling Thrush, Blue-Capped Redstart,Red-Billed Blue Magpie, Streaked Laughing Thrush, Yellow-Breasted Green Finch, Grey-Backed Shrike etc.

A trek is highly recommended for beginners, as the surroundings are beautiful, you will pass the local Himalayan villages, watch the village folks indulge in their daily chores. The villages have charming architecture with slate and mud houses.

The last destination of the tour will be The Jim Corbett Tiger reserve. Enjoy Jeep Safaris, elephant rides, view the Indian wildlife and birds of the region.The main wildlife animals found in the Corbett National Park include the Tiger, Elephant, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Gharial, King Cobra, Muntjac, Wild Boar, Hedgehog, Common Musk Shrew, Flying Fox, Indian Pangolin and nearly 600 species of birds.


Day 1: Delhi

Day 2: Agra

Day 3: Delhi SatTal

Day 4: Sat Tal to Abbott Mount

Day 5: Rafting on Saryu and Mahakali

Day 6: Abbott Mount to Jageshwar

Day 7: Jageshwar

Day 8: Jageshwar to Pangot

Day 9: Pangot to Kunjkharak Trek

Day 10: Kunjkharak to Akashkhanda Trek

Day 11: Akashkhanda to Kumeria Trek

Day 12: Corbett Tiger Reserve

Day 13: Corbett to Delhi

Day 14: Departure


  • A multi-faceted Himalayan tour
  • Sightseeing in Delhi
  • Taj Mahal, FatehpurSikri
  • Spectacular Himalayan views and experiences
  • Exploration of a range of areas and habitats. Mountains, lakes, forests, Kumaoni villages and wildlife reserves.
  • Birding and wildlife opportunities
  • Fishing, rafting, trekking, rappelling, rock climbing and yoga
  • Unique architecture
  • Variety of cuisines
  • Soft adventure

We can provide services in Delhi, Mumbai and other exit and entry points at an extra cost.

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 itinerary.

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 Adventures, B-9, Sector-27, Noida 201301 (UP) India

Phone: +91 120 4222797, +91 9266519519

Email: | Website:

WhatsApp chatWhatsapp Us