Often referred as the ‘Dev Bhoomi’, Uttarakhand is a land of various ancient shrines and other holy destinations. However, there is more to Uttarakhand than meets the eye. Besides providing pilgrimage opportunities through Chardham circuit, Haridwar and Rishikesh, this North Indian State greets the travelers with various splendid hill stations like Ranikhet, Almora, Nainital, Kausani, Mukteshwar, Binsar Mussoorie and Auli. Be it the lofty mountains cuddled in snow, terrain embellished with green carpets or rivers embracing crystal clear waters, these destinations are bestowed with every natural marvel; thus, providing a soothing sight to sore eyes.
Day 01: Delhi - Nainital (7 hrs drive)
Drive to Nainital in the morning. On reaching, check into a hotel. Relax for the rest of the day. Further, if you wish you can also go for a sighting tour of local spots, or visit the Mall Road, or can enjoy boat ride in the Naini Lake. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Located at a height of 1,938 meters (6,358 feet) above sea level, Nainital is among the center of attractions in Uttarakhand. This hill station cuddles oodles of natural wonders in its arms and perhaps, that’s why tourists from different nooks and corners of the globe visit the place.
Day 02: Nainital
Today you will be visiting the famous tourist charms of Nainital like Bhimtal, Naina Peak, Astronomical Observatory, Land's End, The Mall, Dorothy Seat and Tiffin Top, Raj Bhavan, Snow View Point, St. John's Church. You can also enjoy shopping at the local market.
Day 03: Nainital - Corbett (2 hrs drive)
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for the Jim Corbett National Park. En-route, we will stop at Khurpatal and Corbett Falls. You are free to click some memories here. Check into a wildlife resort upon arrival and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
The Jim Corbett National Park
Established in the year 1936, Jim Corbett National Park is the first national park in the Asian continent. The park has got its name from a hunter turned conservationist Edward James Corbett. He was the one who contributed a lot towards the establishment of the park. Further, this park was set up to save the critically endangered feline species – the Royal Bengal Tiger. It was the very place where Project Tiger was launched in 1973. Presently Corbett is a home to various species of fauna and flora.
Day 04: Corbett
Early in the morning, you will enjoy jeep safari in the park. Return to the hotel for relaxing and having lunch. Post lunch in the afternoon, we will take you to the Garjiya Devi Temple and Corbett Museum. The Corbett Museum is the place where the hunts, hunting equipments and many other articles of E. James Corbett are preserved. It was originally the home of Jim Corbett. Dinner and overnight stay at the wildlife resort.
Day 05: Corbett – Delhi (6 1/2 hrs drive)
In the morning we will drive back to Delhi. On reaching you will be transferred to airport or railway station for your journey back home.