Tour Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Mussoorie - Rudraprayag - Auli - Kausani - Nainital - Jim Corbett National Park - Delhi
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi - Mussoorie
On your arrival at the Delhi Airport or Railway station, you will be welcomed by our travel guide and will be accompanied to Mussoorie. As it takes around seven hours to reach the place, so you will leave early to avoid delay. Mussoorie has been titled as "Queen of Hill Stations". On your arrival, make a check in at the hotel, freshen up and get ready to explore the station. In the half day tour you will visit the beautiful Mussoorie Lake, bright and colorful company garden, library, Kempty fall etc. At night you will return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Mussoorie
Post breakfast, you will leave for a full day's excursion to Dhanaulti. It is 33 kilometers away from Mussoorie. At Dhanaulti, you will witness the mind blowing view of the long stretched mountains with snow capped hills. Later you will visit the famous Surkanda Devi Temple situated on the ancient mountain top shrine. After paying homage at the temple you will return to your hotel at Mussoorie and rest.
Day 03: Mussoorie - Rudraprayag
Early in the morning, you will leave Mussoorie and head towards one of the Panch (five) Prayag's - Rudraprayag. At Rudraprayag, two mighty rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini merge together and that is the major attraction of the place. Later, this Alaknanda flows towards Devaprayag and joins with another mighty river Bhagirathi which forms the Ganges. Night will be spent at a hotel in Rudraprayag.
Day 04: Rudraprayag - Auli
On the fourth day of the trip you will head towards an important ski destination of Uttarakhand - Auli. En route, you will witness the mesmerizing view of the beautiful terraced fields, small hamlet, forests and Himalayan peaks in the distance. On your arrival, make a check in at the lodge and rest so that you are fully charged for next day's excursion.
Day 05: Auli
You are fortunate enough if you visit Auli at its ideal time: from the month of March to the month of June. As during this time you will observe the freshening carpets of grass and flowers; hikers and trekkers find numerous marked walks and mountain bike trails. Short trek will take you to Gorson (Bugiyal) Reserve Forest (part of the Nanda Devi National Park) where you can revel in the magnificent sunrise and breathtaking views. You can also take a short walk in the dense alpine forest which leads to Chhatrakund, a frozen lake. You can rest your tired muscles after a trek to Tapovan by bathing in the hot springs there. It is also the best time for skiing, so if you're keenly interested then try it. In the evening return to lodge for night's stay.
Day 06: Auli - Badrinath - Auli
On this day you will proceed towards one of the Four Dhams - Badrinath. Early in the morning, you will be taken to visit an important Shrine - the Badrinath Temple. It is dedicated to the Preserver God in the Hindu Trinity of Creator, Preserver and Destroyer - Lord Vishnu. After paying homage you will return back to Auli lodge and relax.
Day 07: Auli - Kausani
In the morning after breakfast, you will be driven from Garhwal to Kumaon, without breaking your romance with the Himalayas. If it will be a clear day you will observe Nanda Devi (goddess of bliss), Trishul (trident of Lord Shiva), Nanda Ghunti (veil of goddess Nanda Devi), Swargarohini (ascent to heaven) and Neelkanth (blue throated Shiva). On your arrival make a check in at the hotel, freshen up and relax. Dinner will be served to you at your room.
Day 08: Kausani
Post breakfast, take a full day's sightseeing tour of Kausani. Here, you will visit the renowned 12th century Baijnath Temple by the Gomti River, followed by a visit to Patal Bhuvneshwar with its enchanting underground cave temples. Later, return to the hotel for night's stay.
Day 09: Kausani - Nainital
On this day, you will be driven towards the beautiful lake town - Nainital. Here, you will experience boating or sailing in the calm waters of a lake cradled by mountains. As soon as you arrive here, immediately make a check in, freshen up and get ready to sail on the Naini Jheel. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Nainital
After a filling breakfast, take a full day's tour of Nainital. Explore and visit the major attractions of the town such as Dorothy's Seat, Tiffin Top or near Nainital to Kilbury, Naukuchiatal, Sattal, Khurpatal, and Bhimtal. The best way to commute to these places is to go on foot or on a horse's back. After capturing the memorable moments in the camera, you will return to the hotel for night's stay.
Day 11: Nainital - Jim Corbett National Park
After breakfast you will leave for Jim Corbett National Park - the name of the park has been kept after the famous hunter and conservationist, Jim Corbett. On your arrival make a check in at the resort, freshen up and get ready to explore the wild in a jeep safari. In the park you are likely to come across leopard, elephant, bear, deer, snouted gharial and the marsh crocodile. In the evening return to the resort for night's stay.
Day 12: Jim Corbett National Park
On the twelfth day of the tour you will take a morning safari inside the wildlife sanctuary to witness the big cats. During the safari you are likely to come across elephants and other wild animals, which inhabit the dense jungle safaris. In the evening return to your resort, enjoy the food, dance and music along with bonfire.
Day 13: Jim Corbett National Park
If you are interested in angling then can try your luck at hooking the mahseer fish for sport. Later, spend some time in birding treks and horse safaris. These are the exciting activities, which will refresh you from the tiring days of the trip. Later return to the resort for night's stay.
Day 14: Jim Corbett National Park - Delhi Departure
In the morning observe some bright and colorful birds at your window and take a walk to the nearby area of the resort. Post lunch you will leave the park and head towards Delhi. On your arrival at Delhi you will be dropped at the Delhi Airport or railway station to board your flight or train to your onward destination.
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