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The Lap of Himalayas

Duration : 11 Days/ 10 Nights
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Corbett - Nainital - Bhimtal - Almora - Binsar - Kausani - Ranikhet - Delhi

Tour Highlights

  • Corbett - Tiger Reserve
  • Nainital - Himalayan retreat, Boat ride on Naini Lake, Sightseeing
  • Bhimtal - Himalayan retreat, Sightseeing
  • Almora - Himalayan retreat, Sightseeing
  • Binsar - Himalayan retreat, Sightseeing
  • Kausani - Himalayan retreat, Sightseeing
  • Ranikhet - Himalayan retreat, Sightseeing
  • Delhi - City sightseeing tour

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi - The capital city of India is a sprawling modern metropolis with a stunning backdrop of ancient architecture. Check in to your designated Hotel. Day is free to relax after a long flight. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 02 : Drive to Corbett Tiger Reserve
Drive to Corbett Tiger reserve set among the foot hills of Himalayas is 260 Kms from Delhi, nestled over 1288 Sq Kms it is the oldest national Park in India. Dense deciduous forest of Corbett National Park, grass elevated upto 1 meter and submontane river coursing through the reserve creates a perfect cover to the predators. The park is dedicated to the legendary Anglo - Indian hunter tuned conservationist, Jim Corbett. Recently breathtaking sightseeing's of Tiger and leopard have increased, making the park a haunt among wildlife lovers. Overnight stay at Corbett Tiger reserve.

Day 03 : Corbett Tiger Reserve
Corbett Wildlife sanctuary with a core area of 250 Kms, home of 112 big cats the Tiger shares it shelter with other wild species such as Asiatic Elephant, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Jackal, Wild Boar, Langur, Rhesus monkey, cheetal, Sambhar, spotted Deer, Hog Deer, Monitor Lizard, Fish eating Crocodile and over 500 species of birds including Partridge, Jungle fowl, Pheasants, Hawks, Buzzards, Eagles and Paradise Flycatchers can be easily spotted. Enjoy morning and afternoon Elephant / Jeep safari of Corbett National Park. Overnight stay at Corbett Tiger reserve.

Day 04 : Drive to Nainital. Nainital Sightseeing
Drive to Nainital, 60 Kms from Corbett at an altitude of 1938 Mtrs is famous Himalayan summer retreat famed as jewel in Himalayan necklace.Nainital nestled around dramatic peanut shaped Naini lake poses panoramic beauty of scenic Himalayas dotted with deodars, Pine and fir covered valley.
Arrive Nainital and check in to your resort followed by sightseeing tour of Nainital covering The Mall - the hub of all Fun and activity, Naina Peak, Dorothy's seat and Tiffin Top, Raj Bhawan, Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo and Palace Belvedere. Evening rejuvenate yourself with boat ride on serene Naini Lake. Overnight stay at Nainital.

Day 05 : Nainital - Excursion Tour to Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Saat Taal
The charming little hill station of Bhimtal is situated 23 Kms from Nainital, the road to Bhimtal winds among the foothills of Himalayas and passes through quaint hamlets and expansive orchards of apricot, peach and apple. Bhimtal contains a great treasure of panoramic beauty with charming Lake of Bhimtal and the scenic background of Himalayas. Lake of Bhimtal is even larger than Nainital and poses a small island in the middle of the Lake, where the famous Bhimeshwar Temple is located. Other place to visit in Bhimtal is Folk Culture Museum. After Bhimtal head to Naukuchiyatal famous for its misty lake fed by an underwater spring and nine corners of religious importance, derives its name as Naukuchiya Taal. Proceed to Saat Taal means "Place of seven lakes" out of which only five can be witnessed in present. Surrounded by Green mountains Saat Taal offers a great scenic beauty. Return back to Nainital for Overnight stay.

Day 06 : Drive to Almora & Sightseeing
Drive to Almora famed as cultural capital of the region and "Town of Temples". Almora is situated 67 Kms from Nainital and at an altitude 1,638 Mtrs offers spectacular view of Himalayas with terraced fields and stone -slatted barrack - like village housed in the foreground. Unique feature about Almora is unlike other North Indian hill destinations like Shimla, Nainital and Mussoorie etc which were developed by Britishers, Almora has been developed by Indians and from time immemorial, people visit the region for peace, solitude, and liberation of the soul. Enjoy sightseeing of Almora visiting Kalimat Sangam Estate - armory of 16th century Chand dynasty ruled over this region, 1000 years old Nanda Devi Temple, Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum and Bright end corner - Offers the most spectacular sunset view. Overnight stay at Almora.

Day 07 : Drive to Kausani. Enroute visit Binsar
Today drive to Kausani a Picturesque Himalayan retreat famous for its scenic splendor and spectacular 300 Kms wide panoramic view of Himalayas honored by Mahatma Gandhi as Switzerland of India.Enroute to Kausani visit Binsar at an altitude of 2412 Mtrs and surrounded by Oak, Rhododendron, pine and deodar is a secluded, clean and green escape in the Himalayas offering perfect solution for a tired body and soul. Places to visit in Binsar are Binsar Temple, Jhoola Devi temple with its 75,000 bells tied on poles all around the temples by devotees, and the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, which gives a rare opportunity to see high altitude animals in their natural surroundings. Continue your drive to Kausani. Overnight stay at Kausani.

Day 08 : Kausani Sightseeing & Drive to Ranikhet.
Soak yourself in alluring natural and scenic beauty of Kausani, situated at an altitude of 1890 Mtrs. Kausani Sightseeing covers visit to Anashakti Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi spent some of his days and wrote his commentary of "Anashakti Yog", Pant Museum is the place where great poet of Hindi Literature Sumitra Nandan Pant was born, Lakshmi Ashram dedicated to social service and upliftment of women's. Later in the day drive to Ranikhet perched at an altitude of 1829 Mtrs represents the very best of Himalayan beauty and is referred as "Queen's Field". Arrive Ranikhet and check into your resort. Overnight stay at Ranikhet.

Day 09 : Ranikhet Sightseeing
Enjoy sightseeing tour of Ranikhet visiting Chaubatia or Orchard Country housing the largest horticulture garden in India and offering panoramic view of snowcapped peaks of Himalayas, Upat Kalika offers a panoramic view of Himalayan ranges along with a nine - hole golf course one of the country's highest golf course. Evening is free to experience the natural tranquil beauty of Himalayas and shopping along the Mall. Overnight stay at Ranikhet.

Day 10 : Ranikhet - Delhi drive.
Today is the last day of your Himalaya tour drive back to Delhi, 360 Kms from Ranikhet. Arrive Delhi and check into your pre designated Hotel for Overnight stay.

Day 11 : Sightseeing of Old & New Delhi and Departure from Delhi
Enjoy sightseeing tour of Delhi, start the day with an orientation tour of Old Delhi, enjoy a drive pass through the magnificent Red Fort constructed by Great the Mughal emperor Shahjahan in1638-48 AD, Jama MasjidMosque, the largest mosque in India, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644- 56 AD. After old Delhi sightseeing head to New Delhi and visit Rajghat- memory place of Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate - The memorial was built to commemorate the Indian and British soldiers who died in World War I and the Afghan wars. The names of Martyrs are inscribed on the walls of the memorial, Rashtrapati Bhawan - the official residence of the President of India with 340 rooms, it is the largest residence of any Head of the state of the world. In the afternoon visit the Qutub Minaret built in 1193 AD it is the highest stone tower in India. Delhi sightseeing tour ends with a visit to the Lotus Temple - an architectural marvel of the Bahai faith. The lotus shaped Temple is set among pools and the Gardens, which gives an impression of a floating half open lotus flower surrounded by its outspread leaves. In time transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight back to Home / Next Destination.