The village that Corbett built

The village that Corbett built

This model Kumaoni village is located in Chhoti Haldwani, Uttarakhand

December 05 , 2014
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In 1915, hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett bought a small hamlet of 221 acres in the Kumaon hills for a sum of fifteen hundred rupees, where he installed some 40 tents and planned a model village. So really, what better way to experience Corbett’s country than at his home patch, Chhoti Haldwani, where this charming homestay offers you plenty to do: take a heritage walk to Corbett’s home that is now a museum, visit Moti House, see the Chaupal and the 7.2-km wall he built around the village to protect the crops, or even learn to cook Kumaoni-style. Contact

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