Domestic Destinations: Uttarakhand

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It has long been called "abode of the gods" (Devbhumi), as the state has some of the holiest Hindu shrines, and for more than a thousand years, pilgrims have been visiting the region in the hopes of salvation and purification from sin. Gangotri and Yamunotri, the sources of the Ganga and Yamuna, respectively, fall in the upper reaches of the state and together with Badrinath (dedicated to Vishnu) and Kedarnath (dedicated to Shiva) form the Chota Char Dham, one of Hinduism's most spiritual and auspicious pilgrimage circuits. Haridwar, meaning "Gateway to God", is a prime Hindu destination. Haridwar hosts the Kumbha Mela every twelve years, in which millions of pilgrims take part from all parts of India and the world. Rishikesh near Haridwar is known as the preeminent yoga centre of India. The state has an abundance of temples and shrines, many dedicated to local deities or manifestations of Shiva and Durga.

Some of the most famous hill stations in India are in Uttarakhand. Mussoorie, Nainital, Dhanaulti, Lansdowne, Sattal, Almora, Kausani, Bhimtal, and Ranikhet are some of the popular hill stations in India. The oldest national park on the Indian sub-continent, Jim Corbett National Park, is a major tourist attraction. The park is famous for its varied wildlife and Project Tiger run by the Government of India. In addition the state boasts Valley of Flowers National Park and Nanda Devi National Park in Chamoli District, which together are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vasudhara Falls, near Badrinath is a waterfall with a height of 122 metres (400 ft) set in a backdrop of snow-clad mountains. The state has always been a destination for mountaineering, hiking, and rock climbing in India. Due to its proximity to the Himalaya ranges, the place is full of hills and mountains and is suitable for trekking, climbing, skiing, camping, rock climbing.

Tour Packages for Uttarakhand

Queen of Hills Hold Ganga Haridwar Tour Romance in Garhwal with Ananda Glimpse of Kumaon Glimpse of Garhwal Romantic Kumaon Best of Uttarakhand
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Queen of Hills – 2 Nights / 3 Days

Day 01: Delhi – Mussourie (7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Mussourie, Drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Mussoorie is a hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. It has a nature walk known as "Camel's Back Road". This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. Arrival at Mussourie. Evening free time at Rest & leisure. O/N Mussourie.
Day 02: Mussourie – Local Sightseeing excursion Morning after breakfast leave for Mussourie local sightseeing by visiting "Gun Hill" where a cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. Happy Valley has a small Tibetan temple. This was the first Tibetan temple built in India. Kempty Falls – The place showcases nature in an exquisite manner. With the Kempty river flowing through it, Lake Mist has many small waterfalls made by the river. Thus, this is a gem in the queen of hills. Jharipani Fall – The fall is about 1.5 km on foot. Sir George Everest's House - Park Estate is where one can find the remains of the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. It is after George Everest that the world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. The place provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley on one side and a panoramic view of the Aglar River valley and the snow peaks of the Himalayan ranges on the other. Nag Devta Temple – An ancient temple dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva and is situated on Cart Mackenzie Road. Back to Hotel. O/N Mussourie.
Day 03: Mussourie – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Statyion. Journey Ends Here.

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Holy Ganga – Haridwar Tour – 2 Nights / 3 Days

Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh (6 – 7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Rishikesh, drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Rishikesh – has been a part of the legendary 'Kedarkhand' (the present day Garhwal). Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, at a point, where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' bridge stands today, using a jute rope bridge. Spend a leisure time at nearby local shopping or eater at end of Laxman Jhula on other side. O/N Rishikesh.
Day 02: Rishikesh – Haridwar (1 Hr) Morning after breakfast leave for visit to Holy Haridwar is an important pilgrimage city in India. The River Ganges, after flowing from its source at Gaumukh at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, enters the Indo – Gangetic Plains of North India for the first time at Haridwar, which gave the city its ancient name, Ganga dwára.Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. According to the Samudra manthan, Haridwar along with Ujjain, Nasik and Allahabad is one of four sites where drops of Amrit, the elixir of immortality, accidentally spilled over from the pitcher while being carried by the celestial bird Garuda. This is manifested in the Kumbha Mela being celebrated every 3 years in one of the 4 places, and thus every 12 years in Haridwar. Amidst the Kumbha Mela, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges to wash away their sins to attain Moksha. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, is located at Har ki Pauri (literally, "footsteps of the Lord") and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of Haridwar. There are several temples and ashrams located in and around the city. Mansa Devi Temple Situated at the top of Bilwa Parwat, literally meaning the Goddess who fulfills desires (Mansa), is a popular tourist destination, especially because of the cable cars, which offer a picturesque view of the entire city. The main temple houses two idols of the Goddess, one with three mouths and five arms, while the other one has eight arms. A must visit to Har Ki Pauri in Evening for famous Ganga Aarti (Prayer) – This sacred Ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya (1st century BC) in memory of his brother Bhrithari. It is believed that Bhrithari came to Haridwar and meditated on the banks of the holy Ganges. When he died, his brother constructed a Ghat in his name, which later came to be known as Har-Ki-Pauri. The most sacred ghat within Har-ki-Pauri is Brahmakund. The evening prayer (Aarti) at dusk offered to Goddess Ganga at Har-Ki-Pauri (steps of God Hara or Shiva) is an enchanting experience for any visitor. A spectacle of sound and colour is seen when, after the ceremony, pilgrims float diyas (floral floats with lamps) and incense on the river, commemorating their deceased ancestors. Thousands of people from all around the world do make a point to attend this prayer on their visit to Haridwar. Back to Hotel. O/N Rishikesh.
Day 03: Rishikesh – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Journey of 6 – 7 Hr. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here.

Romance in Garhwal with Ananda – 04 Nights / 05 Days

✔ Delhi – Mussourie – Ananda (Rishkesh) – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi – Mussourie (7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Mussourie, Drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Mussoorie is a hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. It has a nature walk known as "Camel's Back Road". This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. Arrival at Mussourie. Evening free time at Rest & leisure. O/N Mussourie.
Day 02: Mussourie – Local Sightseeing excursion Morning after breakfast leave for Mussourie local sightseeing by visiting "Gun Hill" where a cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. Happy Valley has a small Tibetan temple. This was the first Tibetan temple built in India. Kempty Falls – The place showcases nature in an exquisite manner. With the Kempty river flowing through it, Lake Mist has many small waterfalls made by the river. Thus, this is a gem in the queen of hills. Jharipani Fall – The fall is about 1.5 km on foot. Sir George Everest's House - Park Estate is where one can find the remains of the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. It is after George Everest that the world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. The place provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley on one side and a panoramic view of the Aglar River valley and the snow peaks of the Himalayan ranges on the other. Nag Devta Temple – An ancient temple dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva and is situated on Cart Mackenzie Road. Back to Hotel. O/N Mussourie.
Day 03: Mussourie – Ananda (Rishkesh) (2 – 3 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for Ananda, drive of 2 – 3 Hrs, Ananda Spa – Located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, close to the mythological cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, surrounded by graceful Sal forests, overlooking the peaceful Ganga as it meanders into the distance, Ananda is the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul. It is not just a retreat that will leave you breathless with the enchantment of its surroundings, but assists in redefining lifestyles to include the well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with best of International Wellness Experiences to bring about the union of mind, body and soul. The Spa considered in top 5 Best spa Retreat in the world. O/N Ananda.
Day 04: Ananda Spa Enjoy the full Yoga, Vedanta, Dance Class or Spa & wellness Sessions and much more at Ananda. Rest Day at Leisure. Evening one can visit to Har Ki Pauri in Evening for famous Ganga Aarti (Prayer) – This sacred Ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya (1st century BC) in memory of his brother Bhrithari. It is believed that Bhrithari came to Haridwar and meditated on the banks of the holy Ganges. The evening prayer (Aarti) at dusk offered to Goddess Ganga at Har-Ki-Pauri (steps of God Hara or Shiva) is an enchanting experience for any visitor. A spectacle of sound and colour is seen when, after the ceremony, pilgrims float diyas (floral floats with lamps) and incense on the river, commemorating their deceased ancestors. Thousands of people from all around the world do make a point to attend this prayer on their visit to Haridwar. Back to Hotel. O/N Ananda.
Day 05: Ananda – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast, leave back to Delhi. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here

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Glimpse of Garhwal – 6 Nights / 7 Days

✔ Delhi – Mussourie – Rishikesh – Auli – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi – Mussourie (7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Mussourie, Drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Mussoorie is a hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. It has a nature walk known as "Camel's Back Road". This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. Arrival at Mussourie. Evening free time at Rest & leisure. O/N Mussourie.
Day 02: Mussourie – Local Sightseeing excursion Morning after breakfast leave for Mussourie local sightseeing by visiting "Gun Hill" where a cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. Happy Valley has a small Tibetan temple. This was the first Tibetan temple built in India. Kempty Falls – The place showcases nature in an exquisite manner. With the Kempty river flowing through it, Lake Mist has many small waterfalls made by the river. Thus, this is a gem in the queen of hills. Jharipani Fall – The fall is about 1.5 km on foot. Sir George Everest's House - Park Estate is where one can find the remains of the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. It is after George Everest that the world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. The place provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley on one side and a panoramic view of the Aglar River valley and the snow peaks of the Himalayan ranges on the other. Nag Devta Temple – An ancient temple dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva and is situated on Cart Mackenzie Road. Back to Hotel. O/N Mussourie.
Day 03: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh (6 – 7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Rishikesh, drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Rishikesh – has been a part of the legendary 'Kedarkhand' (the present day Garhwal). Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, at a point, where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' bridge stands today, using a jute rope bridge Evening one can visit to Har Ki Pauri in Evening for famous Ganga Aarti (Prayer) – This sacred Ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya (1st century BC) in memory of his brother Bhrithari. It is believed that Bhrithari came to Haridwar and meditated on the banks of the holy Ganges. The evening prayer (Aarti) at dusk offered to Goddess Ganga at Har-Ki-Pauri (steps of God Hara or Shiva) is an enchanting experience for any visitor. A spectacle of sound and colour is seen when, after the ceremony, pilgrims float diyas (floral floats with lamps) and incense on the river, commemorating their deceased ancestors. Thousands of people from all around the world do make a point to attend this prayer on their visit to Haridwar. Back to Hotel. O/N Rishikesh.
Day 04: Rishikesh – Auli (7 - 8 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for Auli, Journey of 7 – 8 Hrs of winding roads, Auli – Is an important ski destination in the Himalayan mountains, It is also known as a 'bugyal' in the regional language which means meadow. Auli is surrounded by high peaks like Mana, Kamet and tallest of all Nanda Devi. The 270 degree view will be enough to make you forget the long and tiring ride to reach Auli. Once the Skiing is over the best thing one can do in evening is to take chair out and get treated to great view of snow clad mountains as they keep changing colors every minute the sun goes down. Here you will understand why the Sadhus (sage) came to Himalayas for meditation. The feeling of solitude and oneness with god will do wonders to you mind and have a positive effect on you body. You will get which no money can buy "Peace of Mind" Auli is blessed with a breathtaking panoramic view of the lofty peaks of the greatest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas. O/N Auli.
Day 05: Auli Full day at Leisure at Auli, or one can for short treks in summer or enjoy the ski at one of the best skiing grounds in the world in Winter. O/N Auli.
Day 06: Auli – Rishikesh (7 – 8 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Rishikesh, drive of 7 – 8 Hrs. O/N Rishikesh.
Day 07: Rishikesh – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Journey of 6 – 7 Hr. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here.

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Glimpse of Kumaon – 5 Nights / 6 Days

✔ Delhi – Corbett – Nanital – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi – Corbett (6 – 7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed toThe Jim Corbett National Park is India's oldest national park. The park—named for the hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. The park acts as a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative.The park contains a wide variety of wild life including elephant, tiger, chital, Sambar Deer, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra,muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew (White-toothed shrew), flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and nearly 600 species of birds. Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time. Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife. The Park is a heaven for the adventure seekers and wildlife adventure lovers alike. Corbett National Park is India's first national park which comprises 520.8 km2. area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grass lands and large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 feet (400 m) to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, pipal, rohini and mango trees, and these trees cover almost 73 per cent of the park. The 10 per cent of the area consists of grasslands.It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. O/N Corbett.
Day 02: Corbett – Jungle Safari Early morning for Jungle Safari in open jeep. Back to Hotel for Breakfast, later post lunch leave for Jungle safari / Elephant joy ride. Evening time at Leisure. O/N Corbett.
Day 03: Corbett – Nainital (3 Hrs) After breakfast leave for Nainital is a popular hill station in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains, of which the highest are Naina, Deopatha and Ayarpatha. Evening free time at Leisure. O/N Nanital.
Day 04: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Excursion After Breakfast visit to Naini Devi Temple- The temple is located on the northern shore of Naini lake. The presiding deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi represented by two Netras or eyes. Flanking Naina Devi are the deities of Mata Kali and Lord Ganesha. Nainital is believed to be one of the 64 Shaktipeeths, where one of the body parts of Goddess Sati fell, when Lord Shiva carried her body. In Nainital, the eyes (naina) of the Goddess are assumed to have fallen. The shrine of Naina Devi is a must visit for devout Hindus. Snow View is situated at an altitude of (7,450 ft) and located atop the Sher-ka-danda Ridge (north by north-east of the town centre) is easily reachable by cable car. On a clear day, it offers spectacular views of the snowbound high Himalaya, including Nanda Devi, Trisul, and Nanda Kot. Naini Peak also known as China or Cheena Peak or Naina Peak is the highest peak in the town, with an altitude of 8,579 ft. From atop the peak, one can not only see a broad swath of the snow clad high Himalaya, but also obtain a panoramic view of Nainital town itself. The summit is an invigorating hike from Nainital town; in addition, for the less energetic visitors, ponies can be hired in Mallital. Evening spend time at Naini Lake, it is situated in the heart of the city and it is owing to this lake that Nainital earned its name. The eye-shaped lake is a tourist hotspot and acts as a magnet for all those visiting the hill resort. Here, a person can either take a leisurely stroll or indulge in boating and enjoy the surrounding beauty. O/N Nainital.
Day 05: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Exursion Morning After breakfast leave for Lake Visit in nearby villages of Nainital by visiting Bhimtal Lake - is the biggest lake of Nainital. It is named after the second Pandava brother Bhima in the Mahābhārata who was known for his prodigious strength. The lake, which is larger than Naini Lake, There is an island in the lake with a popular restaurant on it. There is also a 17th century temple complex, the Bhimeshwar. Sattal, literally Seven Lakes, in the Lower Himalayan Range. It is a cluster of small interconnected lakes in the midst of an old oak forest. On approaching Sattal, the first lake encountered is the Nal-Damyanti Lake; next it is the Panna or Garude lake; and finally there is a cluster of three lakes: Ram, Laxman,and Sita lakes. Naukuchia Tal, literally, Nine-Cornered Lake, It is the deepest of the lakes in the greater Naintal area. According to legend, if one takes in all nine corners in one glimpse, one can disappear in a cloud of smoke. Back to Nainital by late afternoon. Evening free time at leisure to stroll at Mall road of Nainital on the banks of Naini Lake. O/N Nainital.
Day 06: Nainital – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Journey of 6 – 7 Hr. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here.

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Romantic Kumaon – 7 Nights / 8 Days

✔ Delhi – Corbett – Kausani – Ranikhet – Nanital – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi – Corbett (6 – 7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed toThe Jim Corbett National Park is India's oldest national park. The park—named for the hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. The park acts as a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative.The park contains a wide variety of wild life including elephant, tiger, chital, Sambar Deer, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra,muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew (White-toothed shrew), flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and nearly 600 species of birds. Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time. Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife. The Park is a heaven for the adventure seekers and wildlife adventure lovers alike. Corbett National Park is India's first national park which comprises 520.8 km2. area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grass lands and large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 feet (400 m) to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, pipal, rohini and mango trees, and these trees cover almost 73 per cent of the park. The 10 per cent of the area consists of grasslands.It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. O/N Corbett.
Day 02: Corbett – Jungle Safari Early morning for Jungle Safari in open jeep. Back to Hotel for Breakfast, later post lunch leave for Jungle safari / Elephant joy ride. Evening time at Leisure. O/N Corbett.
Day 03: Corbett – Kausani (4 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for Kausani - Is a beautiful hill station. There are very few places in the Himalayas which can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendour and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the 'Switzerland of India', due to similarity in landscape. Another attraction named 'Anashakti Ashram', is a quiet and revered place where Mahatma Gandhi spent his some days and wrote his commentary of Anashkti Yog. Lakshmi Ashram is a center run by Kumauni women and dedicated for social service and upliftment of women. O/N Kausani.
Day 04: Kausani – Ranikhet (3 Hrs) Early morning wake up for Sun rise glimpse at Himalayan Peaks like Trishul, Nanda Devi & Panchchuli Peaks. After Breakfast leave for Ranikhet is a hill station & cantonment town in Almora district. It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment & Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Ranikhet, which means Queen's meadow in Hindi, gets its name from a local legend, which states that it was here, that Raja Sudhardev won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini, who subsequently chose the area for her residence, giving it the name, Ranikhet. In 1869, the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment here and used the station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. Evening free time at Leisure & Rest. O/N Ranikhet.
Day 05: Ranikhet – Nainital (3 Hrs) After breakfast leave for Nainital is a popular hill station in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains, of which the highest are Naina, Deopatha and Ayarpatha. Evening free time at Leisure. O/N Nanital.
Day 06: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Excursion After Breakfast visit to Naini Devi Temple- The temple is located on the northern shore of Naini lake. The presiding deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi represented by two Netras or eyes. Flanking Naina Devi are the deities of Mata Kali and Lord Ganesha. Nainital is believed to be one of the 64 Shaktipeeths, where one of the body parts of Goddess Sati fell, when Lord Shiva carried her body. In Nainital, the eyes (naina) of the Goddess are assumed to have fallen. The shrine of Naina Devi is a must visit for devout Hindus. Snow View is situated at an altitude of (7,450 ft) and located atop the Sher-ka-danda Ridge (north by north-east of the town centre), is easily reachable by cable car. On a clear day, it offers spectacular views of the snowbound high Himalaya, including Nanda Devi, Trisul, and Nanda Kot. Naini Peak also known as China or Cheena Peak or Naina Peak is the highest peak in the town, with an altitude of 8,579 ft. From atop the peak, one can not only see a broad swath of the snow clad high Himalaya, but also obtain a panoramic view of Nainital town itself. The summit is an invigorating hike from Nainital town; in addition, for the less energetic visitors, ponies can be hired in Mallital. Evening spend time at Naini Lake, it is situated in the heart of the city and it is owing to this lake that Nainital earned its name. The eye-shaped lake is a tourist hotspot and acts as a magnet for all those visiting the hill resort. Here, a person can either take a leisurely stroll or indulge in boating and enjoy the surrounding beauty. O/N Nainital.
Day 07: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Exursion Morning After breakfast leave for Lake Visit in nearby villages of Nainital by visiting Bhimtal Lake - is the biggest lake of Nainital. It is named after the second Pandava brother Bhima in the Mahābhārata who was known for his prodigious strength. The lake, which is larger than Naini Lake, There is an island in the lake with a popular restaurant on it. There is also a 17th century temple complex, the Bhimeshwar. Sattal, literally Seven Lakes, in the Lower Himalayan Range. It is a cluster of small interconnected lakes in the midst of an old oak forest. On approaching Sattal, the first lake encountered is the Nal-Damyanti Lake; next it is the Panna or Garude lake; and finally there is a cluster of three lakes: Ram, Laxman,and Sita lakes. Naukuchia Tal, literally, Nine-Cornered Lake, It is the deepest of the lakes in the greater Naintal area. According to legend, if one takes in all nine corners in one glimpse, one can disappear in a cloud of smoke. Back to Nainital by late afternoon. Evening free time at leisure to stroll at Mall road of Nainital on the banks of Naini Lake. O/N Nainital.
Day 08: Nainital – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Journey of 6 – 7 Hr. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here.

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Best of Uttarakhand – 12 Nights / 13 Days

✔ Delhi – Mussourie – Rishikesh – Auli – Corbett – Kausani – Ranikhet – Nainital – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi – Mussourie (7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Mussourie, Drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Mussoorie is a hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. It has a nature walk known as "Camel's Back Road". This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. Arrival at Mussourie. Evening free time at Rest & leisure. O/N Mussourie.
Day 02: Mussourie – Local Sightseeing excursion Morning after breakfast leave for Mussourie local sightseeing by visiting "Gun Hill" where a cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. Happy Valley has a small Tibetan temple. This was the first Tibetan temple built in India. Kempty Falls – The place showcases nature in an exquisite manner. With the Kempty river flowing through it, Lake Mist has many small waterfalls made by the river. Thus, this is a gem in the queen of hills. Jharipani Fall – The fall is about 1.5 km on foot. Sir George Everest's House - Park Estate is where one can find the remains of the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. It is after George Everest that the world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. The place provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley on one side and a panoramic view of the Aglar River valley and the snow peaks of the Himalayan ranges on the other. Nag Devta Temple – An ancient temple dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva and is situated on Cart Mackenzie Road. Back to Hotel. O/N Mussourie.
Day 03: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh (6 – 7 Hrs) Arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station, Proceed to Rishikesh, drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Rishikesh – has been a part of the legendary 'Kedarkhand' (the present day Garhwal). Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, at a point, where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' bridge stands today, using a jute rope bridge Evening one can visit to Har Ki Pauri in Evening for famous Ganga Aarti (Prayer) – This sacred Ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya (1st century BC) in memory of his brother Bhrithari. It is believed that Bhrithari came to Haridwar and meditated on the banks of the holy Ganges. The evening prayer (Aarti) at dusk offered to Goddess Ganga at Har-Ki-Pauri (steps of God Hara or Shiva) is an enchanting experience for any visitor. A spectacle of sound and colour is seen when, after the ceremony, pilgrims float diyas (floral floats with lamps) and incense on the river, commemorating their deceased ancestors. Thousands of people from all around the world do make a point to attend this prayer on their visit to Haridwar. Back to Hotel. O/N Rishikesh.
Day 04: Rishikesh – Auli (7 - 8 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for Auli, Journey of 7 – 8 Hrs of winding roads, Auli – Is an important ski destination in the Himalayan mountains, It is also known as a 'bugyal' in the regional language which means meadow. Auli is surrounded by high peaks like Mana, Kamet and tallest of all Nanda Devi. The 270 degree view will be enough to make you forget the long and tiring ride to reach Auli. Once the Skiing is over the best thing one can do in evening is to take chair out and get treated to great view of snow clad mountains as they keep changing colors every minute the sun goes down. Here you will understand why the Sadhus (sage) came to Himalayas for meditation. The feeling of solitude and oneness with god will do wonders to you mind and have a positive effect on you body. You will get which no money can buy "Peace of Mind" Auli is blessed with a breathtaking panoramic view of the lofty peaks of the greatest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas. O/N Auli.
Day 05: Auli Full day at Leisure at Auli, or one can for short treks in summer or enjoy the ski at one of the best skiing grounds in the world in Winter. O/N Auli.
Day 06: Auli – Corbett (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for The Jim Corbett National Park is India's oldest national park. The park—named for the hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. The park acts as a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative.The park contains a wide variety of wild life including elephant, tiger, chital, Sambar Deer, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra,muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew (White-toothed shrew), flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and nearly 600 species of birds. Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time. Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife. The Park is a heaven for the adventure seekers and wildlife adventure lovers alike. Corbett National Park is India's first national park which comprises 520.8 km2. area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grass lands and large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 feet (400 m) to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, pipal, rohini and mango trees, and these trees cover almost 73 per cent of the park. The 10 per cent of the area consists of grasslands.It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. O/N Corbett.
Day 07: Corbett – Jungle Safari Early morning for Jungle Safari in open jeep. Back to Hotel for Breakfast, later post lunch leave for Jungle safari / Elephant joy ride. Evening time at Leisure. O/N Corbett.
Day 08: Corbett – Kausani (4 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave for Kausani - Is a beautiful hill station. There are very few places in the Himalayas which can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendour and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the 'Switzerland of India', due to similarity in landscape. Another attraction named 'Anashakti Ashram', is a quiet and revered place where Mahatma Gandhi spent his some days and wrote his commentary of Anashkti Yog. Lakshmi Ashram is a center run by Kumauni women and dedicated for social service and upliftment of women. O/N Kausani.
Day 09: Kausani – Ranikhet (3 Hrs) Early morning wake up for Sun rise glimpse at Himalayan Peaks like Trishul, Nanda Devi & Panchchuli Peaks. After Breakfast leave for Ranikhet is a hill station & cantonment town in Almora district. It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment & Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Ranikhet, which means Queen's meadow in Hindi, gets its name from a local legend, which states that it was here, that Raja Sudhardev won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini, who subsequently chose the area for her residence, giving it the name, Ranikhet. In 1869, the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment here and used the station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. Evening free time at Leisure & Rest. O/N Ranikhet.
Day 10: Ranikhet – Nainital (3 Hrs) After breakfast leave for Nainital is a popular hill station in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains, of which the highest are Naina, Deopatha and Ayarpatha. Evening free time at Leisure. O/N Nanital.
Day 11: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Excursion After Breakfast visit to Naini Devi Temple- The temple is located on the northern shore of Naini lake. The presiding deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi represented by two Netras or eyes. Flanking Naina Devi are the deities of Mata Kali and Lord Ganesha. Nainital is believed to be one of the 64 Shaktipeeths, where one of the body parts of Goddess Sati fell, when Lord Shiva carried her body. In Nainital, the eyes (naina) of the Goddess are assumed to have fallen. The shrine of Naina Devi is a must visit for devout Hindus. Snow View is situated at an altitude of (7,450 ft) and located atop the Sher-ka-danda Ridge (north by north-east of the town centre), is easily reachable by cable car. On a clear day, it offers spectacular views of the snowbound high Himalaya, including Nanda Devi, Trisul, and Nanda Kot. Naini Peak also known as China or Cheena Peak or Naina Peak is the highest peak in the town, with an altitude of 8,579 ft. From atop the peak, one can not only see a broad swath of the snow clad high Himalaya, but also obtain a panoramic view of Nainital town itself. The summit is an invigorating hike from Nainital town; in addition, for the less energetic visitors, ponies can be hired in Mallital. Evening spend time at Naini Lake, it is situated in the heart of the city and it is owing to this lake that Nainital earned its name. The eye-shaped lake is a tourist hotspot and acts as a magnet for all those visiting the hill resort. Here, a person can either take a leisurely stroll or indulge in boating and enjoy the surrounding beauty. O/N Nainital.
Day 12: Nanital – Local Sightseeing Exursion Morning After breakfast leave for Lake Visit in nearby villages of Nainital by visiting Bhimtal Lake - is the biggest lake of Nainital. It is named after the second Pandava brother Bhima in the Mahābhārata who was known for his prodigious strength. The lake, which is larger than Naini Lake, There is an island in the lake with a popular restaurant on it. There is also a 17th century temple complex, the Bhimeshwar. Sattal, literally Seven Lakes, in the Lower Himalayan Range. It is a cluster of small interconnected lakes in the midst of an old oak forest. On approaching Sattal, the first lake encountered is the Nal-Damyanti Lake; next it is the Panna or Garude lake; and finally there is a cluster of three lakes: Ram, Laxman,and Sita lakes. Naukuchia Tal, literally, Nine-Cornered Lake, It is the deepest of the lakes in the greater Naintal area. According to legend, if one takes in all nine corners in one glimpse, one can disappear in a cloud of smoke. Back to Nainital by late afternoon. Evening free time at leisure to stroll at Mall road of Nainital on the banks of Naini Lake. O/N Nainital.
Day 13: Nainital – Delhi (6 – 7 Hrs) Morning after breakfast leave back for Delhi. Journey of 6 – 7 Hr. Drop at Delhi Airport / Railway Station. Journey Ends Here.

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