Oh joy! August, a month filled with long weekends has finally arrived and since it’s our duty to hand-pick the best places to enjoy these holidays, we will start with Sattal, the perfect refuge from Delhi’s chaos.
Scenic long walks where you don’t meet a soul. Deer grazing in the woods as your boat gently splashes past. Hills to climb up, rock faces to clamber down. Sattal brings you nature’s bounty with inimitable generosity.
Getting there: Just 306km from Delhi you could opt to drive down or take the Anand Vihar-Kathgodam Shatabdi (12040) that leaves daily (except Thur) at 6.15am and reaches at 11.50am.
Once there, here is what Sattal has to offer: