To ensure that you reach without difficulty and spend the perfect vacation at our eco-friendly bungalow in Bhimtal, Uttarakhand; please follow the directions

By Road: Travelling from Delhi

  • On reaching Moradabad, continue to take take the national highway, to reach Rampur, Rudrapur and then onwards to Haldwani
  • Once you reach Haldwani, pass Kathgodam and take the diversion to Bhimtal.
  • Follow the mountain road upto Bhimtal.
  • Once in Bhimtal with the lake on your right, take a round about of the entire lake and come to take the road which takes you up to Naukutchiatal.
  • While on that road ask for the paragliding spot or JungaliyaGaon. Also watch out for the big signage "Templeton International Academy".
  • At this signage you will come across a fork, ignore the straight road and take the left road.
  • Drive 7 kms uphill till you reach "KailashDwar" – a big stone arched gate to your right. 5 minute drive from there lands you at Emerald Trail to the right of the road.

Emerald trail by road
Emerald trail by train

By Train: Travelling from Delhi

There are train options to get to Kathgodam Station the rail last stop.

  • Ranikhet express leaves Old Delhi at 10:30 pm daily, arrives in Kathgodam station at 5:00 am next morning.
  • Uttaranchal SamparkKranti leaves Old Delhi at 4 pm daily and arrives in Kathgodam Station at 10:30 pm.
  • Anand Vihar Shatabdi runs between Anand Vihar and Kathgodam, it starts from Anand Vihar at 6 am and reaches Kathgodam at 12 noon. This train may not play all days of the week.
  • Please check on the latest schedule of each of the above before booking.
  • From Kathgodam station you can take a taxi to Jungaliagaon and Emerald Trail and follow the instructions as above from point 2 onwards. Arrangements can be made for the same, however the payment will need to be done directly to the taxi owner.

By Air: Travelling from Delhi

The closest airport is Pantnagar. Air India operates between Delhi to Pantnagar on certain days. Kindly check the schedule before booking. Distance between Pantnagar airport to Bhimtal is approx. 60 kms and takes approx. 2 hrs + travel time.

Distances one-way from
Delhi NCR : 350 kms
Lucknow : 500 kms
Nainital : 22 kms
Kathgodam Station : 20 kms
Bhimtal : 10 kms
Jim Corbett : 35 kms

EMERALD TRAIL Latitude: 23.046530 & Longitude : 75.376200

Emerald trail by air
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