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 on arrival in Delhi and proceed to Nainital, a former popular British summer retreat. First European visitor in 1817 was G.W. Traill but he kept it secret to retain sanctity. Check-in at the hotel on arrival for overnight stay in this scenic lake town in the Kumaon foothills of the Himalayas.
Discover Nainital, a scenic lake town in the Kumaon foothills. Enjoy boating on Naini Lake with the Himalayas as a backdrop. Explore colonial sites like St. John's Church and the Governor's House. Hike to Snow View Point for stunning mountain vistas and Tibetan market shopping.
After breakfast, proceed to Corbett National Park, India's oldest park established in 1936 to protect endangered tigers, home to world's densest tiger population guaranteeing sightings. Vast ecosystem with abundant wildlife offers safaris, trekking, birding, elephant rides. Arrive and enjoy a free evening. Overnight stay in Corbett.
Morning and afternoon safari drives to see tigers, deer, boars, leopards, bears, wild dogs, jackals, elephants and other wildlife like civets, mongooses, otters, hares, porcupines. Rest of the day free to relax at Corbett resort.
After breakfast, drive to holy Haridwar with sacred Ganges River, ghats, temples. As gateway to gods Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, a dip here is believed to attain salvation. On arrival, check-in and visit Har-Ki-Pauri for dip or evening aarti ritual. Overnight stay in spiritual Haridwar.
After breakfast, drive to Mussoorie, founded by the British in 1823. See remnants of the colonial Raj era in churches, libraries, hotels, and summer palaces. Check-in at your hotel for an overnight stay upon arrival in this scenic hill station.
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, travel to Rishikesh, set in the Himalayan foothills along the holy Ganges River. Visit Laxman Jhula bridge, ashrams, temples, and riverfront ghats. Attend the evening aarti ceremony where Hindus gather to pray. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi 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.