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Trekking in Kumaon
Kumaon Trekking Himalayas :
Situated at an altitude of around 6,000 metres above sea level, Kumaon trekking region in Uttarnchal consists of the popular districts of Nainital, Almora and Pithoragarh. The region is a veritable paradise for nature lovers, bird-watchers as well as trek enthusiasts. Of the various adventure sports options in Uttaranchal, Trekking in Kumaon region holds a high rank. Due to its immense popularity, this adventure sport draws large number of adventure enthusiasts to this region. In fact, trekking in Kumaon Himalyas has helped Uttaranchal in making it a hot destination among adventure freaks all over the world.

Kumaon trek takes you the far areas of Himalayas mountains and you get a good chance to discover the untouched beauty of the majestic peaks. Besides, trekking in Kumaon will take you through dense forests abundant in wildlife, magnificent temples, meandering lakes and rivers. Most important treks are marked on the Komaon trekking map that includes Roopkund Trekking, Pindari Glacier Trekking, Devikund-Nagkund Trek, Nanda Devi Trekking etc.
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Popular Treks
Pindari Glacier Trek is considered as the best trekking route in Kumaon region, other noted trekking routes are Kumaon-Garhwal high altitude link and the Gori Glacier. You can combine the Pindari Glacier Trek with the famous Corbett National Park and Garhwal-Kumaon Jeep Safari.

Other Trek Routes
Essential Gears Required
Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) and several private tour agents provide necessary items like tents and trek-route maps. Besides, you have to carry a backpack, in which you can keep basic stuff like eatables, sufficient clothes, first-aid kit, medicines, torch, lights and many other items of daily usage.

Climate of Kumaon
The climate of Kumaon is pleasant, the summers are not too hot, while the winters are cool and comfortable. During the summer months of April - June, temperature soars to a high of 37°C. In winters the mercury lowers to a minimum of 0°C. Best time to trek in the Kumaon region is between April-June and September-November. During winters, you can also enjoy trekking at lower altitudes of Kumaon Himalayas.

Transportation for Kumaon
Nearest airport is located at Pant Nagar (Nainital). During summers regular flights ply to Pant Nagar from Delhi and important places of India. Kathgodam railway station is the nearest rail-head, which has trains from Delhi and other parts of the country. Good motorable roads connect Kumaon with imporatant cities and town of India. Frequest buses are available from Delhi to Nainital, Kathgodam, Kausani and Almora.

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