Gethia :- is set at an height of 5300 ft is an ideal tourist destination
on the Nainital-Bhowali Highway.
Nestling amongst a dense forest of Oak and pine trees, Gethia is a place of absolute tranquility, where one wakes up to the song of birds as the sun slowly peers over the mountain tops presenting an incredible picture post card sight.
Gethia has an unhindered view of the hills, the ranges and the valley.
Just 16 kms away from Nainital & 18 kms from Kathgodam it is an ideal place to spend the summer trip in calm, reclusive and cool surroundings, is a harbour for nature lovers and those visitants who are concerned in butter fly determining and flower gardening. Star-lit wintry nights here are astonishing. The awesome bird's eye view of the surroundings leaves the visitants wanting for more and the family run resorts set in the backdrop of Kumaon hills are extending the guests tempting invitation to spend days and night in Gethia.
One can experience the astounding powers of speculation here in Gethia by connecting the experts of meditation, following the suits of Gurus Swami Vivekananda and Aurobindo. Shri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekananda spent much time here as they found this tiny, calm village an ideal place for solitude and healing. Those who wish to spend their holidays in the lap of real Mother Nature, to feel all the natural earthly comforts, to relieve from day to day functions and to relax, visit this brilliant paradise on earth frequently.
Gethia provides the visitors with the joy of both the summer comforts of a hill station and moderate coolness of winter in the plains.
Gethia is a delightful, family holiday destination enriched with superb insights into some of the excellent features of Kumaon craftsmanship. Gethia houses some ancient temples, a cemetery and other structures pointing to its verdant past. Gethia has been attracting more and more visitors, with the bee-keeping centres are the added attraction.
How To Reach Gethia - Distance Between Gethia
Air :- Nearest airport: Pantnagar (56km/1 ¼ hrs) Linked to Delhi by Jagson Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. A taxi to Gethia costs Rs 600.
Rail :- Nearest railhead :- Kathgodam which is only 18 kms away and its takes around 30 minutes.
Tourist coming by rail mode can take Taxi or Buses from Kathgodam or Haldwani. Taxi to Gethia is Rs 300.
Road :- Gethia is 18 kms ahead of Kathgodam on NH-87. At Kathgodam, continue straight along NH-87 to Gethia via Ranibagh, on the way to Nainital. Once you turn left from Rampur for the last 1.5 hrs along the forested NH-87 via Rudrapur, you'll be accompanied by golden sun-flower fields, mango groves sighing and hundreds of monkeys. There is a petrol pump on the Nainital-Haldwani Highway in Gethia.
The 9 p.m. deluxe bus from Delhi's ISBT Anand Vihar to Nainital stops at Gethia.
After the Moradabad by-pass fly-over, take the largely forested road to Bazpur, which will take you to Haldwani via Kaladungi. From Haldwani (a large town which has joined up with Kathgodam), take the Nainital route to reach Gethia. Most Delhi motorists prefer this route.
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