A short two- kilometer uphill drive on a kaccha road from Bhimtal Lake leads you to Fredy’s Bungalow. It nestles amidst Deodar and Cypress trees, on a peaceful wooded hill overlooking Bhimtal town. It offers travelers a blissful getaway in the lap of nature, far away from the hustle and bustle of the regular tourist circuit.
From Delhi, Bhimtal is 280 km / 6 hours.
The route is: Ghaziabad – Hapur Bypass – Moradabad – Rampur – Haldwani – Kathgodam – Bhimtal.
Bhimtal is within easy reach of key Kumaon tourist destinations such as Nainital, Ranikhet, Almora and Jageshwar.
The nearest rail head is Kathgodam (45 Minutes) which has regular train service from Delhi:
Trains from Delhi
15013 Ranikhet Express
Departure from Old Delhi Railway Station (DLI) at 2240hrs, Arrival Kathgodam (KGM) at 0510hrs
12040 NDLS – Kathgodam Shatabdi Express
Departure from New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) at 0600hrs, Arrival Kathgodam (KGM) at 1140hrs
Trains from Kathgodam
15014 Ranikhet Express
Departure from Kathgodam Railway Station (KGM) at 2040hrs, Arrival Old Delhi Railway Station (DLI) at 0355hrs
12039 Kathgodam – NDLS Shatabdi Express
Departure from Kathgodam Railway Station (KGM) at 1535hrs, Arrival New Delhi (NDLS) at 2105hrs
Frequency: Daily except Thursdays
Pantnagar, near Kathgodam, is the closest airport (135 kms). Air India operates a flight between Delhi and Pantnagar, 4 days a week. For updated flight schedules please refer to Air India site.
Pick-up and drop to and from Kathgodam and Pantnagar can be arranged at additional cost.