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Uttrakhand Holiday

08 Nights / 09 Days

SKETCH ITINERARY

Day 01: Pune – Delhi – Mussoorie
Day 02: In Mussoorie
Day 03: Mussoorie - Kund    
Day 04: Kund – Kausani 
Day 05: Kausani - Nainital    
Day 06: In Nainital 
Day 07: Nainital – Corbett 
Day 08: In Corbett. Afternoon Jungle Safari 
Day 09: Corbett -Delhi 

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DETAILED ITINERARY

Day  01 :Pune ( Fly ) – Delhi ( Drive ) – Mussoorie ( 290 Kms / 08 Hrs approx. )

Arrive Delhi in the Morning. Our representative will receive you at Airport and later drive to Mussoorie. 
Arrive Mussoorie by evening. Check-in to hotel and rest of the time at leisure. Indulge in the activities of your interest. Located at an altitude of 2005 m above the sea level, Mussoorie receives a decent number of national and international tourists each year. Serene ambience, cool breeze, various attractions and pleasant weather allure tourists from all around. Take a stroll in the nearby locations and explore the surroundings on your own. Overnight stay at Hotel Honeymoon Inn, Mussoorie.    

Day 02 : Mussoorie sightseeing.

After having leisurely breakfast start your sightseeing of Mussoorie. The place is a perfect region for long walks and hiking. 
Suggested visit to spend your day : The Camel’s Back Road just a camel hump shaped road where you can go for nature walks. Situated on the hill tracks about 15 km from Mussoorie is the Kempty falls (take a dip and feel refreshed); observing the whole view the Gun Hills has to offer is simply a breathtaking experience. There are many other destinations like Lal Tibba (second highest point here offering mesmerizing views), Happy Valley (Tibetan settlement), Company Garden or Municipal Garden (a lush spot popular for organizing picnics), and Tibetan Buddhist temples etc that are worth-visiting. You can also enjoy the ropeway ride to the Snow View Point. At evening return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel Honeymoon Inn, Mussoorie.     

Day 03: Mussoorie to Kund ( 246 Kms / 07 Hrs approx. )

After having early breakfast drive to Kund. Arrive Kund by evening check-in to your hotel and remaining time is at leisure. Located in the lush green Mandakini valley, Kund, is one of the most spectacular locations for a fun-filled holiday. The life giving waters of the mystical Mandakini cut a wide swath through valley, washing over rocks and boulders on their relentless journey to meet the Alakhnanda at Rudraprayag. From Kund,one gets a wonderful view of the snow clad Kedar peak that forms the backdrop of the Kedarnath temple. This valley is steeped in history and mythology and the temples that dot this area stand as the living testimonials to its rich culture and tradition. Overnight stay at Camp, Himalayan Eco Lodges, Kund.

Day 04 : Kund to Kausani ( 160 Kms / 05 Hrs approx.) 

After having leisurely breakfast drive to Kausani. Arrive Kausani by evening, check-in to your hotel and rest of the time at leisure. Kausani is a picturesque hill station set amid the snow covered mountains and lush greenery. It is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. The place offers a serene and rejuvenating ambiance to all the travelers where they can unwind. 
Suggested attractions of Kausani are Anashakti Ashram- a study cum research center, which also has a museum and there are tea gardens located at the outer ridge of the town. There are a number of view points at Kausani including your hotel, where you can enjoy the sunset views over the Himalayan ranges. Overnight stay at Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat, Kausani.

Day 05 : Kausani – Almora – Nainital ( 120 Kms / 04 Hrs approx. )

After having leisurely breakfast drive for Nainital, enroute visit Almora. Enveloped by the verdant hills of Kumaon on three sides, Almora is known for its salubrious climate 
Further drive to Nainital. Arrive Nainital by evening. Check-in to your hotel and rest of the time at leisure.

Day 06 : Nainital sightseeing.

After having leisurely breakfast start your day exploration of this beautiful town Nainital. Nainital with its serene lakes and scenic beauty allures tourists from different parts across the globe. This is a popular hill-station of India, set at an altitude of 2084 meters above sea level. Other than boating in its placid lakes, tourists go for wildlife tours or for bird-watching. There are many popular viewpoints in Nainital that are renowned for providing picturesque panorama of the valley. 
Suggested attractions of Nainital : Naina Peak, Nainadevi Temple, Naini Lake and the State observatory. Overnight stay at Palace Belvedere, Nainital.

Day 07 : Nainital to Jim Corbett, Ramnagar ( 150 Kms / 04Hrs approx. )

After having leisurely breakfast it is time to leave, the hills of Nainital and proceed with your drive to next destination which is the Corbett National Park. Arrival Jim Corbett by afternoon, Check in to your hotel and rest of the time at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel Club Mahindra.

Day 08 : Jim Corbett

The first half of the day is at leisure to explore the surrounding and post lunch in the afternoon you proceed for your Jungle safari to the world famous Jim Corbett National Park. Your open jeep will report at the hotel for safari and will take you into the jungle. The magical landscape of Corbett is well known and fabled for its tiger richness. Established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett has the glory of being India's oldest and most prestigious National Park.  Spans over an extent of 520 square kilometers, its whole area comprises of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands and large lake. Sheltering a healthy population of tigers and rare species like Otters and the endemic fish eating crocodile, the national park is one of the most sought after destinations for the wildlife buffs. Apart from Tigers various other wild animals can be spotted here, such as leopards, barking deer, sambar deer, hog deer, chital, sloth, Himalayan black bear, Indian grey mongoose, yellow-throated marten, Himalayan goral, Indian pangolin, langu, owls, elephants and Indian python to name a few. 
Reach back to your resort by evening and share your jungle visit thrill with other guests in the resort. Overnight stay at hotel Club Mahindra.

Day 09 : Jim Corbett, Ramnagar to Delhi ( 250 Kms / 06 hrs approx. )

After having a leisurely breakfast proceed for your drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to airport to take your flight for your onward destination.