Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Reach Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal is located at the foothills of Kumaon Hills and easily accessible from Delhi by Rail and Road.

Rail:
Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam
Distance from kathgodam: 25 kms
Trains: Ranikhet Express is the best option from Delhi if you wish to travel by train.
Days of Run: All 7 days
Class Available: 1A/C, 2A/C, 3A/C and Sleeper
Book Tickets Online: http://www.irctc.co.in

RoadMap/Route from Delhi :
From Delhi, take National Highway NH 24 for Moradabad via Hapur Bypass and Gajraula. Please DO NOT enter Moradabad City. Take right for Moradabad Bypass (Landmark: Hotel Best Western). Please note that Moradabad Bypass is a toll road. After crossing the Bypass, take LEFT U-turn for Kashipur (You dont have to go via Kashipur) and after 1-2 kms the road will take compulsory right turn. Follow the road for about 6 - 8 kms till you see a board indicating RIGHT for Bajpur. Take Right Turn for Bajpur and then onto Kaladungi. Keep going straight from Kaladungi till you hit a T-junction of Haldwani. From the T-junction take RIGHT Turn and you will cross haldwani city and again hit a T-junction. Take LEFT Turn from there and follow the road to Kathgodam. Cross the kathgodam bridge and start climbing up. Take the Right Turn for Bhimtal (from the "Y" where one road is going to Nainital and the other to Bhimtal) and come to Naukuchiatal.

Stop-overs:
"Tadka" by Bhajan at BP Petrol Pump (Opposite Meriton) in Gajraula is a nice place to have vegetarian "dhaba" food. Celebrities stop by at Tadka to have food and the happening and extrememely friendly Sardarji, Mr. Bedi has put up framed pictures of him with some of the hotties of Bollywood :-) Open 24 hrs.

Meriton is a vegetarian fast food option in Gajraula. from Chat papri, Chholey Bhature to main Course, this restaurant offers a lot of variety. Open 1000 hrs - 2200 hrs

Best Western's multi cuisine Pastry Shop/Restaurant on Gajraula - Moradabad Highway serves excellent food. Open 24 hs.

1 comment:

parag said...

very very informative / Let me try