ABAD Green Forest Resort
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... officer, who guided us. Our expectations had been tempered by all the warnings, which may have added to how amazing the hike ended up being.
We saw a raucous troop of langur monkeys leaping through the treetops. These were black langurs with golden manes, rather than the white furred langurs we had seen previously. We also saw the local giant squirrel, which doesn't sound exciting, but really is. It's a rare sighting, and we saw ...
... interesting activity that we didn't get an opportunity but would definitely recommend to the able bodied travelers is trekking. There are day treks (1-3 hrs duration) as well as night treks(for the more courageous amongst us) which are arranged by the forest department. There are limited seats on these and hence please book in advance.
This is a good website with all relevant details of the reserve.
... had to cling on for dear life as we could not see more than a few feet in front of us.
We soon arrived at the sanctuary entrance gate, 5 minutes before the 6am opening time and were the first jeep to arrive. This lulled us into a false sense of security and we thought that perhaps we may have the park all to ourselves.
This was short lived as there were soon 4 other jeeps pulled up behind us.
Eventually a tiny light ...
... people to book trains at least a week ahead, we duly ignored this and tried to grab a sleeper seat two days before. Basically second sleeper is the best class for long journeys as it's not too expensive and you get a bit of a sleep. As we booked late we were put on a wait list which didn't mean much to us and we thought we had our seats. However when we got to the station we found out that we hadn't got our preferred seats and had to travel ...
... us all the way up the mountain pass. Surrounded by huge green mountains, the views down into the accompanying valleys were unforgettable, as were the wonderful smiling faces that came out of everywhere - from the back of bus windows, the tea ladies among the trees, to the little kids on their way to school. India always has a smile (and a head wobble), the only problem is that when you are cycling and feeling exhausted it is only possible to smile ...