The food at Nayalap was particularly delightful. Nothing will comfort you like a piping hot meal of Kumaoni food. Whether it is shikaar (mutton) or lai (a leafy green vegetable), dubkey (a potato dish fried in Kumaoni spcies), pahaadi raita (curd with mustard and spices) or chudkaani dal – you are sure to feast to your heart’s desire. You can also choose from their variety of north Indian dishes and devour their continental breakfast.
How to reach
Road: The road trip from Delhi – Sitlakhet (393 km) takes about 9-10 hours. Follow the route: Delhi – Hapur – Gajraula – Moradabad – Rampur – Bajpur – Bhowali – Ranikhet– Sitlakhet.
Rail: The most common and widely used mode to reach Sitlkahet is by train. The closest station is Kathgodam, situated about 75km (2.5 hours) away. Once at the station, you can hire easily available cabs to Sitlakhet.
Air: The closest airport to Sitlakhet is in Pantnagar, located 110 km (4 hours) away. From there, you can hail a cab to the property.
Around the property
Apart from a unique glamping experience, Nayalap also offers village walks that will give you an insight into Kumaoni life. You can hike down to the village, interact with children, folks of the village, and even enjoy tea or a meal in their homes. If you’re bringing younger children along, it will be a fascinating experience for them to see how vegetables are grown and where milk comes from! Indulge them in a learning experience all while having fun.
Visit nearby towns
Almora, Ranikhet and Kasardevi are beautiful nearby towns that you can drive to. Do visit the Chitai temple which is said to be one place where all wishes come true. Drive along the ridge of Kasardevi and enjoy mesmerising views of Himalayas. Head to Chaubatia Gardens in Ranikhet and trek through jungles!
So curl into the warmth of Nayalap; reconnect with nature and yourself like never before.
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