The concept of the Village Walks is to facilitate an authentic ’underfoot’ experience and provide a ’snapshot’ of rural life in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand state in North India. You traverse the terraced foothills with overnight ’home stays’ in various villages. As an honoured guest, the locals are keen to share their way of life so you can encounter life as it is.
Village walks are at the heart of any Shakti Experience, enabling you to enjoy the villages and rural life in remote mountain regions. Accompanied by local porters and guides, you step out of the modern world, walking between villages that are remote, and staying in traditional village houses, which Shakti has spruced up to provide proper comfort without compromising their authenticity.
The concept of the Village Walks is to facilitate an authentic ’underfoot’ experience and provide a ’snapshot’ of rural life in the Himalayan Mountains of Sikkim. The walks traverse the terraced foothills with overnight ’home stays’ in various villages. As an honoured guest, the locals are keen to share their way of life with you so you can encounter life as it is. Accommodation is basic, although clean and comfortable, but does not detract from the authenticity of the experience. Any shortcomings are more than compensated for by the genuine warmth of your hosts.
From Yangon, fly northwards to Putao into the remote Kachin State. Surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas and filled with rivers and densely forested terrain, this is nature at its best. The next 3 days at the Malikha Lodge are filled with fantastic excursions and unforgettable encounters with nature and the area’s hilltribes.
8D7N Himalayan Explorer with Bumdra Camp package by Uma by COMO starts from just SGD $6,733 per person inclusive of direct flights between Singapore and Bhutan. This tour can depart from Singapore on any Sunday from May 19, 2013.
13D The Jhomalhari Trek by Uma by COMO starts from SGD $9,516 per person inclusive of direct flights between Singapore and Bhutan
This is an ideal trip for those wishing to experience the Everest regions spectacular landscape without going to altitude extremes and whilst maintaining home comforts. Our trek is a perfect introduction to the Everest Khumbu area, perhaps the most famous region in the entire Himalaya. We visit Sherpa villages and Thyangboche monastery, which offers views(…)
Uncover the wonders of the Northern Territory on our 5 day journey through the Mysterious North. Cruise renowned Katherine Gorge at dusk and stay overnight in chalets overlooking the amazing wildlife of Nitmiluk National Park. Move on to spectacular Kakadu National Park and head off-road to Gunlom Falls for a relaxing swim. Choose to take a scenic flight over Arnhem Land and admire the vast landscape of Kakadu. Then view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr. Spend two nights of outback luxury in the Mary River Wetlands at Wildman Wilderness Lodge. Explore the waterfalls, monsoon forests and escarpments of Litchfield National Park and see the incredible Meridian Termite Mounds before returning to the tropical city of Darwin.