Sunday, June 3, 2018

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In this post we will know about
Sattal Adventure activities, sattal bird watching, sattal lake uttarakhand, sattal places to visit, sattal in june, sattal things to do , sattal waterfall, sattal birding guide, best time to visit Sattal., Sattal distance from Nainital, sattal distance from delhi.

In the previous  post we knew about Sattal Christian ashram, the beautiful lake Garud tal, here's the link Click here
Now we will know about Adventure activities in Sattal, places to visit in Sattal, sattal weather in differnet parts of the year and how to reach sattal from Delhi and Nainital.

Things to Do in Sattal /Places to visit in Sattal

Butterfly Research Centre- 

Near the Christian Ashram there is a trail that leads to the one of the most important yet less discovered attraction of Sattal; The butterfly research centre. It was established by Federic Smetacek in Sattal estate. There are more than 2500 species of butterflies and 1100 species of local insects inside the museum. Federic Smetacek was given the title of "The Butterfly Man of India"
Federic died in February 2012, since then the area is looked after by his brother Peter.

Sattal Bird Watching-

Sattal estate is home to more than 200 species of national and international birds. This place is heaven for Bird lovers. The ambience of this place attracts a lot of birds every year. That's why this place is among the Uttarakhand's renowned bird watching spots.

Sattal Waterfall (Subhash dhara)-

Near the Purna Tal in the mid of dense forest, there is a narrow craggy stony trail that eventually ends at the beautiful waterfall of Sattal. Subhash Dhara is a very beautiful fall and worth visiting is a  20 minutes straight trek from Sattal.

Sattal Adventure Activities-

  The main attraction of Sattal is at the interconnected Ram Tal, Laxman Tal and the Sita Tal. Here one can do Boating, Kayaking, Lake crossing and so many other adventurous activities in the lake. Visit my blog to know more click here

Sattal Hidimba dham-

Far from the crowded cities and hustle bustle, there is a calm place on the top of a mountain above the famous Sattal lake where resides a Saint, who is in war against the plethora of pine trees in hilly region and promotes plantation of broad leafy trees. That environmentalist saint is "Swami Vankhandi " which translates to "Preserver of the forest", setup his Ashram there in year 1978 and named it "Hidima Dham".
Learn more about Hidimba dham click here

Sattal Christian Ashram-

There is a narrow trail near the Garud Tal that leads to Christian Missionary Ashram. This Christian Ashram was established by Dr. E. Stanley Jones in the year 1930. This Ashram is open for all religions. castes and offers accommodations and food. This place is meant for those who want to discover the truth of living and those who want to learn the Teachings of Jesus Christ.  This Ashram is all surrounded with jungle and Sat tals. The whole area of Christian Ashram is spread over 300 acres and is known as Sattal Christian Estate. Visit my page to know more about Garud Tal and Sattal Christian ashram click here

How to reach Sattal-

Sattal distance from Delhi-

Pantnagar is the nearest domestic terminal, Delhi is the nearest International Airport ( 320 km).
Kathgodam is the nearest railhead (36 km)

Sattal distance from Nainital-

Sattal is well connected with all the major hill stations of Nainital like Ramgarh ( 37 km), Nainital ( 22 km), Bhimtal ( 15 km), Naukuchiyatal ( 20 km), etc.

Sattal weather (Temperature in Sattal)/ Best time to visit Sattal

Sattal in April to June-

The weather in sattal is pleasant during summer months, it is sunny in the day and gets a little cold in the evenings and at night. The temperature of Sattal varies from 15 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius and it is the best time to visit Sattal. Many families visit Sattal in this time because there summer vacations in cities during this time.

Sattal in July to September-

There is rainfall in the months of July to September, still it is worth visiting Sattal because the beauty and serenity of Sattal reaches whole new level during Monsoon. The number of tourists get reduced to half, but one can still enjoy in Sattal.

Sattal in October to March- 

The weather becomes even more pleasant in the start of October and this weather lasts till mid of November, after that the cold wind waves from Himalayas start flowing in this region, still Sattal is very nice to visit in Winter.

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