Tour Duration: 8 Nights/9 Days
Destinations Covered: Ranikhet, Almora, Kausani, Munsiyari, Chaukori, Patal Bhuveneshwar, Nainital, Corbett National Park
Day 1 – Ranikhet
Get picked up from Kathgodam railway station to proceed to Ranikhet. As you take off from Kathgodam, you shall view beautiful mountain ranges. On the way, you will see charming Crystal Water lake at Bhimtal and pass by popular Bhowali and Kanchi Dham temple before reaching Ranikhet. This is a very well maintained and clean hill station, it being an army area. Have lunch and then rest for a while. In the evening visit to Green Chaubatia Garden and Jhula Devi temple. Rest for the night at Ranikhet.
Day 2 – Ranikhet – Almora
After breakfast, you will explore Major Somnath Memorial Ground, then visit Kumaon Regiment Museum and reach Almora by lunch time. Rest for a while and then proceed to visit famous Binsor Wild Life Sanctuary where you will come across many kinds of wild animals. Night stay at Almora.
Day 3 – Almora – Kausani
Wake up early and look at the fascinating sunrise while sipping on your morning tea in the midst of glorious snow capped mountain ranges. After breakfast, you will visit Golanju temple and Leopard Zoo. Then you will leave for Kausani and in the afternoon will visit Baijnath temple. Here you will see many ancient idols and also come across Mahathir fish in the river water. At the end of your visit, take your time to look at the setting sun and finally the sunset. It will be a memorable evening. Have dinner and rest for the night at Kausani.
Day 4 – Kausani – Munsiyari
Witness the sun rising through the snow capped mountains. As the intensity of sun rays grow, color of the snow changes. After breakfast, reach Munsiyari via visiting Tea garden. This is the most arduous and longest journey of the tour. You have to be physically fit to be able to take this trip to Munsiyari. Here you come in very close contact with the mighty Himalayas. This is a perfect spot to go trekking in you want. After dinner rest for the night at Munsiyari.
Day 5 – Munsiyari – Patal Bhuvenshwar – Chaukori
After morning tea, and then be ready to experience the sun rise in biting cold, play with the snow, and climb the mountain looming large on the horizon. Then go for rock climbing and return to the hotel. After breakfast leave for Patal Bhuvneshwar. Patal Bhuvneshwar is a place not visited by many tourists but once you visit it, this place’s magical charm will make to visit it again and again. This place is known for its many natural caves which are spread deep within the Mother Earth. It’s said that here you are in direct communion with the God. If you are an atheist, the spiritual experience at this place will make you review your beliefs. After dinner, you will rest for the night in Chaukori.
Day 6 – Chaukori – Patal Bhuveneshwar – Nainital
After breakfast, you will visit natural caves of Patal Bhuvenshwar and also some other tourist attractions of Chaukori. It’s a nice place to mountaineering. Leave Chaukori and move to Nainital. You will reach Nainital by lunch. After lunch visit Hanuman Garhi temple. Have tea and go for a stroll on the famous Mall Road of Nainital where you can shop for goodies. Have dinner and retire for the night at Nainital.
Day 7 – Nainital
After breakfast, you will be visiting Nainital Zoo where you will be ‘introduced’ to the world famous Royal Bengal Tiger. This Zoo is one of the main tourist attractions of Nainital. After lunch, you will enjoy a boat ride in Crystal Water lake. After a joyful boat ride, you shall look at the Nainital city from some height riding in a cable car; this car will take you even high above the tallest hilltop in the area. In the evening go for a walk again on famous Mall Road, have dinner and rest for the night in Nainital.
Day 8 – Nainital – Corbett National Park
After breakfast, you will visit some other tourist attractions of Nainital and then will reach Corbett National Park which is the biggest natural habitat for Royal Bengal Tiger via Kaladhungi. After lunch, you will go on an exploratory trip of the jungle. Here you will come across wild animals like Deer, Elephant, Tiger, Sambhar and Wild Boar. You will roam ‘free’ on a Gypsy with a guide and driver among wild animals roaming at large. Have dinner at the resort and retire for the night at the lodge in the Park.
Day 9 – Departure
After morning tea, you will go to Kosi river and will take a bath in its White Water underneath a mysterious blue sky. It’s a very pleasurable activity to walk barefoot on soft green grass. After breakfast, you will be visiting Girija Devi Temple and Dhangarhi museum. In the museum, you will learn more about the park and about the culture of the hill people. After dinner, you will proceed to Ramnagar Railway station to continue on with your journey further.