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Best of Kumaon

Nainital 2 Nights – Ranikhet 1 Night – Corbett 2 Nights

Kumaon is situated in the north Indian state of Uttaranchal (formerly part of Uttar Pradesh). It is parted from Nepal in the east by River Kali. The Kailash-Mansarovar region of Western Tibet forms its backdrop in the north.The word Kumaon is believed to have been derived from “Kurmanchal,” meaning land of the Kurmavatar (the tortoise incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Preserver of the Hindu Trinity). The region extends from the northern end of the Gangetic plains right up to Tibet. The snow-clad mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and the plethora of flora and fauna not only enable one to constantly think about the Himalayas but to behold their pristine magnificence time and again.Kumaon hills provide vast attraction for the tourists, trekkers, and pilgrims. The beautiful scenery and the colourful cultural life of Pithoragarh, Mukteshwar, Chaukori, Ranikhet, Kausani, Sitalakhet, Nainital, besides many other popular hill stations.

Best Time To Visit

Nainital is a beautiful and picturesque hill station which is known for its captivating landscape and tranquil surroundings. Nainital is a place which experiences a pleasant climate all around the year. So, it can be visited at any time of the year.
Ranikhet is a popular hill station in Uttarakhand. This town is a military area with abundant greenery. Best time to visit Ranikhet is between the months of February to November. Summers are pleasant and monsoon receives average to heavy rainfall. Winter is the time of chilling weather with snow all around.
The Corbett National Park is out of bounds during the monsoons – usually from about June 16th till 14th October. Once the national park reopens after the rains, the best time to visit is between January and mid-June. Summer is the best season to view wildlife, especially the tiger that comes out of the deep forests for water.

Arrival in Delhi & Drive to Nainital (290 kms / approx. 7 hours)

Day 1

Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and proceed to Nainital – G.W. Traill was the first European to visit the place. However, he did not mention about the place among his folks in order to retain the religious sanctity of the place. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Explore Nainital

Day 2

After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour covering Tiffin top and Land’s End. Both offers excellent views of neighboring hills and green valley with rural houses. Later, trek for 6 kms or hire a pony to reach at the highest point called Cheena/Naina peak, which offers snow clad peaks of the Himalayan range, bird eye view of Naini Lake and Nainital town. In evening, enjoy a boat-ride in Naini Lake or take a stroll on adjacent Mall road. Spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Nainital – Ranikhet (55 kms / 2 hrs Approx)

Day 3

After Breakfast, drive to Ranikhet. Ranikhet is a hill station in Uttarakhand State, northern India. It’s known for its views of the Himalayas. Visit Hundreds of bells adorn Jhula Devi Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga.Fruit trees grow on the terraced orchards of Chaubatia Gardens, with views of peaks including Nanda Devi later check in hotel rest of the day is free for leisure.Overnight stay at Hotel in Ranikhet.

Ranikhet – corbett (180 kms / 4-5 Hrs Approx)

Day 4

After breakfast, proceed to Corbett National Park – formerly Hailey National Park, is the oldest national park in India which came into existence in 1936, lies on the foothills of Himalayas, to protect the endangered species of Royal Bengal Tiger. Corbett is a home to densest tiger population in the world which guarantees the glimpses of the elusive big cat in its premises. It is a vast Eco-Sphere that is blessed with the plethora of wildlife where you can enjoy several activities like jungle safaris, trekking, bird watching, elephants ride and much more. Upon arrival, spend rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Corbett.

Corbett

Day 5

Early morning proceed to enjoy jungle safari at the Corbett National Park. Afternoon again visit to national park. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in Corbett.

Corbett – Delhi (250 Kms /6 -7 Hrs Apporx)

Day 6

Morning check out the hotel drive to Delhi Airport for onward Journey.

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