Sattal or Sat Tal (Hindi for “seven lakes”) is an interconnected group of seven freshwater lakes situated in the Lower Himalayan Range near Bhimtal, a town of the Nainital district in Uttarakhand, India. During the British Raj, the area had a tea plantation, one of four in the Kumaon area at that time. The lakes sit at an altitude of 1370 metres below lush […]

Sattal Birding

Chopta Valley and its surroundings in Garhwal Himalayan region is extremely good for birding. The only apprehension we had was due to the recent disaster (June 2013) was not sure how much habitat was lost for the winged friends. Our journey began along with call from masood husain , an […]

The Phantasmagorical Chopta…

Team Indian Savanna always look out for off beat destinations and the words panchachuli , khalia , martoli , lilam were quite new till 2012 , when one of our tour leaders Aditaya suggested to plan a road trip to munsiyari and nanda devi bio reserve . After checking the […]

Sojourn De Munsiyari