Uttarakhand, known as the Land of Gods, is a Hindu pilgrimage haven set amid the dramatic Himalayan peaks and valleys. Visit holy Char Dham sites like Gangotri and Badrinath. This scenic state boasts mountains, rivers, and abundant adventure from rafting to skiing.
Meet our representative upon arrival in Dehradun and drive to Mussoorie - established by the British in 1823, Mussoorie became hugely popular with the Raj set. The influence of that era linger on in the architecture of the churches, libraries, hotels and summer palaces, also on adjacent town Landour. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Mussoorie.
After breakfast, enjoy full day sightseeing starting at Gun Hill, Mussoorie's second highest peak reached by ropeway with panoramic Himalayan views. Visit Sir George Everest's estate, named after Mt Everest. Stroll Mall Road's colonial structures, restaurants, shops and 100 year old Methodist church. Dinner and overnight stay in Mussoorie.
After breakfast, proceed to Corbett National Park, India's oldest national park established in 1936 to protect endangered Royal Bengal tigers. With the world's densest tiger population, sightings are guaranteed. This vast ecosystem with abundant wildlife offers jungle safaris, trekking, birdwatching, elephant rides and more. Arrive and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Corbett, in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Morning and afternoon safari drives in Corbett National Park to see tigers along with deer, wild boars, leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, jackals, elephants, and other wildlife like palm civets, mongooses, otters, black-naped hares, and porcupines. Rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Corbett resort.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Dehradun airport for the return flight back home.
Best times to visit Uttarakhand are March-April and mid-September-October for trekking, paragliding, and Char Dham pilgrimage in peak season. November-February are ideal for Rishikesh rafting and Jim Corbett wildlife. Mussoorie and Nainital see snowfall in winter but monsoons in July-August can be disruptive, except for Valley of Flowers. Year-round destination but avoid peak monsoons.