Jan 21, 2013

Sigri, A Small Village located in the Nainital

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Sigri, is a small unexplored village in Nanital with just 172 total population. 16 kilometers from Nainital, the drive takes only 30 minutes to get there. The entire drive is through the forested area of China Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding.

One can see a variety of Himalayan species along the way such as lammergeier, Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker, rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant, variety of thrushes etc. Almost 150 bird species have been recorded at Sigri and surrounding areas. The numerous perennial & seasonal creeks are home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna including the leopard, yellow-throated Himalayan martins, Himalayan palm civet, ghoral, barking deer, sambhar etc.
You can explore Kamp Land Nature Resort which is surrounded by mountains, cut by deep and lush valleys from all sides. Silver oak abounds the region amid some Himalayan fauna and birds that are often spotted by passers by.

This resort is evolving and the location is beautiful. You will find yourself relaxing in heaven. The rooms are designed in modern style but you might feel the hygiene to be quiet a miss out here.
This place is good for someone who is looking for quiet relaxing holidays. People who want to do yoga and meditation, this place would be ideal. Moreover to keep you busy in day you can indulge in indoor games, lawn cricket and badminton. On request you can ask for boating, golfing, trekking. You can also enjoy a good massage. In night under the star light sky you can enjoy bonfire and barbeque.

The room can cost you from Rs 2500-3000 including all 3 vegetarian meals.

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