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Uttarakhand- A Natural Abode - 8 Days

Nainital Town

Get set for a refreshing sojourn to Uttarakhand with your loved ones. Make an intimidating wildlife trip to Corbett to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. Further to the peaceful and tranquil environs of Ranikhet. Explore the scenic splendors of Kausani, a perfect holiday retreat for nature lovers and later export yourself to the soothing and refreshing beauty of Nainital. Famous for its mesmerising lakes on such high altitudes amidst green hills, it offers stunning sceneries to behold.

Day 1
Day 1: Delhi- Drive Corbett (300 km, 6 hrs)

Catch your transfer from Delhi and drive to Corbett. Enjoy the drive and check in at hotel on arrival. In the evening you can enjoy watching wildlife movies in the hotel. Relish dinner and snug in your cozy bed for a relaxed sleep.

Stay overnight at hotel in Corbett.

Day 2
Day2: Corbett Jungle Safari- Drive Ranikhet

Rise early morning to catch the enchanting beauty of surroundings. Proceed for Jungle jeep safari inside the Corbett national park. Explore the unspoilt flora and fauna and witness wilderness. See deer, sloth bear, wild boar, leopard, the marsh mugger and gharial crocodiles and maybe you get lucky to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger. See a wide variety of birds and some people have also spotted fresh water dolphin here. Return to hotel and take a fill at morning breakfast. Later check out and drive to Ranikhet, 95 kms away, approx 2.5 hours drive.

Ranikhet, meaning Queen’s Meadow is a tranquil hill station surrounded by lush green forests and majestic Himalayan ranges covered with Oak and pine forests. Enjoy a peaceful evening and try listening to your inner voice.

Stay overnight at hotel in Ranikhet.

Day 3
Day 3: Ranikhet- Local Sightseeing

Wake up to a mesmerising morning in the tranquil environs of Ranikhet. Enjoy your morning breakfast in the warm glow of sun and later set out for local sightseeing. Visit Jhoola Devi Temple, a highly revered temple of Ranikhet. People come here and tie a bell to fulfill their wishes. Also visit Rama Mandir, very close to Jhula Devi Mandir. Later visit Army Museum displaying various weapons and flags of enemies captured by the Army. Later visit Asia’s highest Golf courses, one of the prime attractions of Ranikhet. Maintained and supervised by Indian Army, it is a 9-hole course in the vast green meadows in such high altitudes. Return to hotel afterwards and enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Stay overnight at hotel in Ranikhet.

Day 4
Day 4: Ranikhet- Drive to Kausani (60 kms)

Rise to the rising sun over the green meadows and listen to the music of chirping birds. Enjoy a hot breakfast in the morning chills. Later, pack your bags and check out from the hotel for a spectacular drive to Kausani.

Kausani is a stunning hill station with a clean atmosphere giving views of distant Himalayan peaks like Trishu, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. It is often referred as Switzerland of India due to its awe striking beauty. On arrival, check in at hotel. Refresh and proceed for a local city tour. Visit Anashakti Ashram, the place where Mahatma Gandhi spent some days and wrote about Anashakti Yog and Pant Museum, where famous poet of Hindi literature Sumitranandan Pant was born. Later return to hotel and relax followed by dinner.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kausani.

Day 5
Day 5: Kausani- Full day Excursion

Rise to the dawn of our very own Switzerland and give your lungs some pure and fresh air. Have a fill at breakfast and proceed for a full day excursion to Someshwar and Baijnath Temple.

About 11 kms from Kausani, Someshwar is believed to be the 12th Jyotirlinga and thus one of the most revered Lord Shiva Mandir. Set in a serene atmosphere in a quaint village along riverside, it was built long back in 1602 and has a number of shivlings in various shapes and sizes dating from 7th to 16th century.

Approximately 6 kms further, proceed to Baijnath Group of Temples situated on the banks of River Gomti. It is a group of Shiv Parvati temples built by Katyuri rulers. One of the most famous temples is Kot-ki-Mai, dedicated to Kali Mata situated atop a hill with magnificent Himalayan views. Later return to hotel by evening and relax post dinner.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kausani.

Day 6
Day 6: Kausani- Drive to Nainital (130 kms)

Seep in the unmatched natural beauty today morning. See the captivating sunrise, take a morning stroll and capture the mesmerising beauty. After having morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Nainital (approx 4 hours drive). On arrival, check in at hotel and relax. The day is free at your own leisure. You can go for a relaxed stroll on the beautiful hill roads or can take a romantic boat ride in Naini Lake (direct payment).

Stay overnight at hotel in Nainital.

Day 7
Day 7: Nainital- Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy a hot breakfast in the spectacular hill town and proceed for a sightseeing tour today. We visit Naina Devi temple, a highly revered Hindu temple of Goddess Shakti and further to Snow View Point (ropeway charges not included). Later we go for an excursion tour to Naukuchiatal and Bhimtal. Naukuchiatal means a nine-cornered Lake. It is the deepest lake of Nainital with depth of 40mts. Enjoy rowing and paddling here. Bhimtal, once the part of the ancient silk route, is another picturesque lake in Nainital on a higher sea level than Naukuchiatal. Named after Bhima of Mahabharata, it is surrounded by green mountains on all sides and offers peaceful time with nature. Later return to hotel and relax after having dinner.

Stay overnight at hotel in Nainital.

Day 8
Day 8: Nainital- Drive back to Delhi

Enjoy a relaxed morning with a hot coffee in bed. Later pack your bags, have breakfast and check out from the hotel for your drive back to Delhi.

Note: This Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.

Inclusions:-

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Corbett.
  • (Corbett Tusker Trail / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Ranikhet.
  • (Annabella Hotels & Resorts / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Kasauni.
  • (Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Nainital.
  • (The Manor / Similar*)
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • Sightseeing tours (as mentioned in the Itinerary)
  • All Tours and Transfers by Non A/C Vehicle
  • All applicable Hotel taxes & Service charges.

Exclusions:-

  • Revised Service Tax (9%) to be Paid Extra.
  • Any Personal Nature items, like- Laundry bills, Room service, etc.
  • Entrance Fee, Guide charges & Camera fee at various Places of Sightseeing tours
  • Jeep Safari (at Corbett), Boat Ride & Rope way charges (at Nainital) to be Paid Extra
  • Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Weekend or Holiday Surcharge (if applicable)

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  • *Hotel *Breakfast *Dinner *Taxes
  • 1N Corbett, 2N Ranikhet, 2N Kausani, 2N Nainital

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