A quaint old town, where one can feel and witness the charm of a bygone era through a marvelous church and 13 isolated cottages dotted across the hill.
Mount Abbot is a place that has not changed much since it was established in 20th century by a British businessman John Harold Abbott. Perched at an elevation of 6400 ft. above the sea level, it offers some ravishing views of snow clad Himalayas, feel the tranquility in surroundings and be at complete peace with birds chirping. The place experiences excellent weather throughout the year, making it ideal for activities like trekking, angling, bird watching and photography. Enriched in flora and fauna and bounded by thick forests of pine and deodars, the area is a must visit away from the screeching noises of city.
Abbot Mount is a remote area away from the prying eyes of the outside world. Not many tourists visit here and thus the place offers very few accommodations but with all the basic facilities and amenities of good food, clean room and friendly staff. The view is astounding from almost everywhere at this place.
Abbot Mount is a beautiful place still untouched by many travellers. One day can turn out to be an extremely perfect day here in Mount Abbot. Begin your day in the early morning while watching the sun tinting the sky in different hues. After the breakfast at hotel, make sure you are ready with your shoes on. Begin your journey with a trip to Lohaghat, 8 kms from Abbot. From there head on to Vanasur Ka Kila which is mix journey by car and on foot. Break for lunch there while viewing the picture perfect Himalayas. Your next stop depends on your priority; either you can go to Mayawati Ashram or go to Pancheshwar to worship Lord Shiva. No matter wherever you choose to go, the trip to Mount Abbot is bound to be an ultimate experience.
The predominant cuisine that is served in restaurant in Mount Abbot is North Indian. However, since it is a very small secluded place, you won?¢?ä??Ü¢t find many eating outlets outside your hotel. So try carry food along wherever you travel.
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.
- Winters are excruciatingly cold but beautiful at the same time, so carry heavy woolens if travelling during the season.
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season as the area faces excessive landslide and poor road conditions.