Sitlakhet

#1 Mar 21st, 2006, 16:25
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Situated at an altitude of 3870 meters in the Syahi Devi hill Sitlakhet is another gem in Kumaon.
It is a short drive away from Almora & provides stunning view of the snow capped mountains. There is a KMVN tourist lodge and a raj style forest bungalow complete with fire place and easy chairs. You can simply take out an easy chair to the front lawn & gaze at the mountains whole day basking in the Sun. In the afternoon take a walk in the reserve forest just behind the bungalow. We have seen foxes there. I was told that a resort has come up near here & I am really disappointed. This place was once my escape to complete peace & seclusion.
#2 Mar 21st, 2006, 21:57
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metres or feet?

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Originally Posted by jyotirmoy Situated at an altitude of 3870 meters in the Syahi Devi hill Sitlakhet is another gem in Kumaon.
Jyotida, is it metres or feet? Could you re-check, please?

3870 metres happens to be 12,578 feet.... which is about the snow line or above in Kumaon.
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#3 Mar 22nd, 2006, 11:00
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Yes Avid its my mistake. I was refering my notes jotted during our abandoned trip to Kafni Glacier which is at 3870 meters. Sitlakhet is at similar height to Binsar that is 2430 meters. The error is regretted & thank u for pointing it out. Memory & vision both play funny games as u get old.
#4 Mar 22nd, 2006, 11:17
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The altitude of Sitlakhet is 1850 mtr (apprx) & only 35 km from Almora.
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Dear Jotirmoy Babu,
Can you tell me who is the booking authority of Forest Bungalow at Sitalakhet and address also of the authority.

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#6 Jul 9th, 2010, 00:54
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It would have to be DFO, Almora.


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