A weekend getaway is the ideal way to unwind. For most of us, it is synonymous with going to the farmland, hills, rivers, and jungles and in some cases, our peaceful native places, where our ancestors reside still. The idea is to give ourselves the much needed break from the hustle-bustle of our technology dependent lifestyle. One such heavenly “time machine” that takes you along to that lost world once again is called Syat. It is a village in the picturesque Kumaon hills. Syat is situated in the foothills and rubs boundaries with the famous Jim Corbett National Park. It overlooks the river-valley of the great river Baur, which is still untamed, adding icing on the cake.
One of the most attractive deals is to experience Camp Kyari at Syat. The campsite is situated in a small forest on the edge of the village next to a stream. At Kyari, the experience is bound to be far beyond the typical Corbett holiday. Here you can feel the forest beneath your feet, towering over your head. Wander anywhere into the wilderness, down the stream into the spectacular sunsets or up it for river crossing. Climb a hill, explore the caves, and run into flocks of birds. Or just lie back in the bullock cart on the winding path to a picnic deep in the jungle.
There is a wide array of activities to unravel, varying according to the number of days you have. You can plan for 2 days, 1 night, most suitable for a weekend, or even a longer stay. It includes staying in the American safari tents with complete safety and all the basic amenities.
Your day can be full of action or you may choose to snooze on the hammock, lie on a haystack or sunbathe alongside the stream all day. There are many activities like jungle and riverside treks, rappelling down the mountainside, river crossing on a tyrolene traverse, mountain bicycling, bird watching, and body surfing down canals. Volleyball, rope swings, bonfires and camp games complete the jungle experience.
To add a village flavour, you can opt for the organized tractor rides, or lunch in a village home. Qualified and experienced professional instructors are present to conduct all the adventurous activities, who provide complete and up-dated field equipments. Each programme is detailed and meticulously executed ensuring complete safety for all participants.