Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > Travelogues


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 26th December 2013, 07:32   #76
Distinguished - BHPian
 
sudev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Gurgaon
Posts: 3,626
Thanked: 2,664 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Had bookmarked this for a read again on a holiday. What better way to spend the holidays than going through interesting triplogs.

Waiting for the finish
sudev is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2014, 19:59   #77
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sudev View Post
Had bookmarked this for a read again on a holiday. What better way to spend the holidays than going through interesting triplogs.

Waiting for the finish
Yeah this has been long pending. Started on another travelogue meanwhile - this Oct's Central India trip. Will take up this one soon.
nilanjanray is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 19th May 2014, 13:13   #78
BHPian
 
lovecars21's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Asansol
Posts: 152
Thanked: 783 Times
Default

Beyond words! Superb!
Lots of information gathered from your t-log.
Will be doing a similar trip to Jim Corbett and Kumaon upto Munsiyari in my Figo. Dates have been fixed and with the help of HV Kumar Sir the route has also been finalised.


Sent from my iPhone using Team-BHP
lovecars21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 4th May 2015, 13:34   #79
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default Revisiting Kumaon

I am likely to go to Kumaon again next month. Another drive from Bangalore, through the N-S corridor this time.

Pangot - Chaukori (or equivalent) - Munsiyari (incl. Khuliya Top) - Binsar and back.
nilanjanray is online now   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 20th May 2015, 22:45   #80
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Old photos from the 2012 trip. Never got time to finish this travelogue. Now heading to some of the same places next month. Don't expect good peak sightings, and won't be there during full moon time. But the rain and mist should be interesting.

Will be ~7000 km round trip as per my rough calculations.

Route: Bangalore - Hyd - Pench - Gwalior - Agra - Pangot - Gangolighat - Munsiyari - Binsar - Corbett - back through the Western route.

Name:  DSC_9173.jpg
Views: 922
Size:  124.6 KB

Name:  DSC_0637.jpg
Views: 892
Size:  107.9 KB

Name:  DSC_0596.jpg
Views: 910
Size:  110.6 KB
nilanjanray is online now   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 21st May 2015, 09:26   #81
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 78
Thanked: 57 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Quote:
Originally Posted by nilanjanray View Post
Old photos from the 2012 trip. Never got time to finish this travelogue. Now heading to some of the same places next month. Don't expect good peak sightings, and won't be there during full moon time. But the rain and mist should be interesting.

Will be ~7000 km round trip as per my rough calculations.

Route: Bangalore - Hyd - Pench - Gwalior - Agra - Pangot - Gangolighat - Munsiyari - Binsar - Corbett - back through the Western route.

Attachment 1372746

Attachment 1372747

Attachment 1372748

If i may ask the dates when you are planning to go? I am driving from 7th June from delhi and returning on 14th June. Have booked a zoomcar for the vacation.

Regards
rahulk2510 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21st May 2015, 09:39   #82
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Quote:
Originally Posted by rahulk2510 View Post
If i may ask the dates when you are planning to go? I am driving from 7th June from delhi and returning on 14th June. Have booked a zoomcar for the vacation.

Regards
I will be starting from Bangalore on 5th or 6th June. 3-4 days to reach the mountains, will be driving in a relaxed manner unlike my usual cannonball runs.
nilanjanray is online now   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 21st May 2015, 10:57   #83
BHPian
 
RevvMusic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 124
Thanked: 554 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Heavenly, awesome, passionate are the words that come to my mind on reading this exquisite travelogue. Takes me back too to the Kumaon Himalayas.
You had mentioned in my last thread that you are planning to drive up to Munsyari again. Why don't we both tag together for this drive? Our cameras would weave magic together, trust me.

- Shubhodeep

Last edited by RevvMusic : 21st May 2015 at 10:59.
RevvMusic is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 21st May 2015, 14:36   #84
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by RevvMusic View Post
Heavenly, awesome, passionate are the words that come to my mind on reading this exquisite travelogue. Takes me back too to the Kumaon Himalayas.
You had mentioned in my last thread that you are planning to drive up to Munsyari again. Why don't we both tag together for this drive? Our cameras would weaveweave ire magic together, trust me.

- Shubhodeep
Thanks. I should finish this someday

This was my first trip when I shot RAW. Was using a D90. Learnt post processing after the trip.

Sent you a PM.
nilanjanray is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd May 2015, 10:49   #85
BHPian
 
mayurpalav's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 131
Thanked: 56 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

@Shobhodeep and @Nilanjan.

If you do go together to the mountains of Kumaon, will expect an update daily lot of atleast 50 pics each.

With your wizardry, we will be able to travel along.

mayurpalav is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 22nd May 2015, 11:20   #86
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Quote:
Originally Posted by mayurpalav View Post
@Shobhodeep and @Nilanjan.

If you do go together to the mountains of Kumaon, will expect an update daily lot of atleast 50 pics each.

With your wizardry, we will be able to travel along.

Ha. I was not planning to take too many photos this time, but will be carrying my gear, and maybe will get into the mood once I reach the mountains

I haven't shot landscape photos for a long time, been shooting big cats.

Name:  DSC_1151.jpeg
Views: 856
Size:  165.0 KB

Name:  DSC_1579 2.jpeg
Views: 810
Size:  106.6 KB

Name:  DSC_1085  Copy.jpg
Views: 835
Size:  142.2 KB

Name:  bW.jpg
Views: 826
Size:  73.6 KB

Name:  DSC_2328_small.jpeg
Views: 822
Size:  116.4 KB

Name:  mukki_small.jpg
Views: 881
Size:  70.8 KB
nilanjanray is online now   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 22nd May 2015, 14:21   #87
BHPian
 
Stryker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 291
Thanked: 827 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Whoa, those are some amazing Big Cat photos!! Where were these taken?
Stryker is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 22nd May 2015, 22:17   #88
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stryker View Post
Whoa, those are some amazing Big Cat photos!! Where were these taken?
Various NPs. Satpura, Kanha, Tadoba.
nilanjanray is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 29th May 2015, 14:12   #89
Senior - BHPian
 
nilanjanray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,842
Thanked: 2,450 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Here is the revised plan:

Bangalore - Hyderabad - Pench - Agra - Mukteshwar - Gangolihat - Munsiyari - Khalia Top - Munsiyari - Binsar - Corbett - Jaipur - Mumbai - Bangalore

Booked KMVN Mukteshwar, been planning to go there for ages.

A couple of photos from the 2012 trip.

Wish I could study in such a school.
Name:  school.jpeg
Views: 690
Size:  109.5 KB

Night shot from Milam Inn
Name:  DSC_0687.jpg
Views: 667
Size:  83.3 KB
nilanjanray is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 8th May 2017, 16:17   #90
BHPian
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Pune
Posts: 306
Thanked: 295 Times
Default Re: Fullmoon in Kumaon: Snapshots from a 7000km cross-country roadtrip

Hello Nilanjan,

Am planning a trip in the month of August, but am not sure/aware of the kind of rainfall the region gets. Is it advisable to visit during August, if it gets heavy rainfall then we would most likely avoid. Thank you

Cheers,
SD
Trojan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kumaon roadtrip from Asansol (WB), via Jim Corbett National Park lovecars21 Travelogues 42 4th August 2017 13:19
Fiat Avventura vs VW Cross Polo vs Toyota Etios Cross vs Ford EcoSport a4anurag Hatchbacks 14 16th July 2015 10:22
CUV Wars: EcoSport vs Avventura vs Cross Polo vs Liva Cross vs Premier Rio devarshi84 What Car? 19 4th December 2014 03:25
After 7000KM on NHC - VTEC(10th Ann.Edition) Surya_bh00 Test-Drives & Initial Ownership Reports 18 11th March 2008 17:17
Car or Motorcycle - for long, cross country drives ? GS300 Street Experiences 20 21st May 2006 21:37


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 08:31.

Copyright 2000 - 2018, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks