DAY 1- Arrive Delhi – Nainital (303 km - 6 hours 35 mins)
Arrive Delhi and drive to Nainital. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 2- Nainital
After breakfast, visit: CHINA PEAK :- (2611 MT) The highest peak of Nainital provides a challenge to the most avid trekkers. Situated about 6 kms from the town China Peak is known for its splendid Bird's eye view of the town, the Himalayas and also the vast expanses of the Terai regions of Kumaon.If visiting here do not forget to take your own picnic basket because there is no place for eating here. TIFFIN TOP :- (2290 mt) also known as Dorothy's seat -in memory of an English lady Mrs. Kellet Dorothy, who was killed in an air crash Tiffin top is a short trek of about 3 kms from Nainital and provides excellent view of the Himalayas and the town. HANUMAN GARHI :- (1950 MT) About 3 kms from Nainital is the famous temple of Lord Hanumanji. One can view the magnificent sun set from here. VIEW POINT :- About 5 kms away from Nainital on the way to Kilbury, nestled at a height of about (2300 MT)is the beautiful tourist spot, from here one can have a glimpse of mighty Himalayan ranges and lower forested ridges. It is a very good place to pass some time in solitude enjoying the beauty of nature. Snow Point. SNOW VIEW :- (2270 MT) About 3 kms from the town and also accessible via a cable car. Snow view is one of the most visited tourist spots of the town. It provides enchanting view of the town and 350km long range of the Himalaya. Evening visit Naini Lake is the backbone of the city of Nainital, for it is after this lake that Nainital was named. Most prominent of all the lakes, Naini Lake is surrounded by green hills, the beauty of which is breathtaking and should be captured as a photographic memory forever. The town of Nainital is situated around the Naini Lake. The lake was formed out of the eye that fell out of Sati’s body when she was being taken back to Mount Kailash by a sad Lord Shiva. The place where her eye or Nain fell formed a crescent shaped lake, taken to the emerald green eyes of Lord Shiva’s wife Sati. Hence the name Naini Lake. Later return back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3- Nainital – Jim Corbett National Park (151 km - 3 hours 51 mins)
After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Corbett. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4- Jim Corbett National Park – Mussoorie (220 km - 6 hours 7 mins)
Early morning drive to the gate of Corbett for early morning jeep safari through Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve. Corbett National Park is India's first national park, cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas, spreads over an area of 520 sq km. and is 290 km from New Delhi. The magnificent Ram ganga River flows through the entire length of the Park. Corbett has the highest density of tiger in India. Other carnivores include the leopard, elephant, bear, sambhar. Basking along the banks of the Ram ganga are the slender snouted gharial and the marsh crocodile. The river is rich in the magnificent mahaseer though angling is not permitted inside the National Park. There are watch towers, elephant safaris and jeep safaris for wildlife viewing. Later return back to the Hotel. After check-out from hotel and drive to Mussooire. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 5- Mussoorie – Dehradun (34.6 km - 1 hour 21 mins)
After breakfast check-out from hotel and enjoy city tour of Mussoorie. Towering over the Doon valley is the Queen of Hill Stations, Mussoorie. Mountain mist, old architecture, the riot of flowers and streams transport you to an era of romance from long, long ago. Commanding a wonderful view of extensive Himalayan snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Haridwar to the south, the town presents a fairyland atmosphere. It is famous for its scenic beauty. Enchanting view of pine covered hill slopes and snowcapped mountains leave an indelible impression on one's mind. There are also some interesting walks around Mussoorie and other attractions here are the Ropeway ride to Gun Hill - the second largest peak here; Kempty Falls - the biggest and prettiest waterfall located in a beautiful valley and surrounded by high mountains. Mussoorie is conveniently connected by road to Delhi and other major cities of India. Later proceed to Dehradun. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6- Dehradun
After breakfast visit Rishikesh :- It is the7th largest city in India. It is also called as the “Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas”. The town is a famous tourist spot and also a major pilgrimage spot for the Hindus. The River Ganges flows through the town of Rishikesh and it is famous for its various shrines and yoga ashrams. Rishikesh also is among the few places in India that offers a multitude of adventure sports to its visitors. Laxman Jhula:- Built in 1939, Laxman or Lakshamana Jhula is a suspension bridge in Rishikesh With a length of 450 feet and at a height of around 70 feet from the river. According to Hindu mythology, this bridge is built in the same place, where Lakshamana once crossed the river Ganges on a jute rope, thus making this another important pilgrim attraction. Later proceed to Haridwar and visit CHANDI DEVI - Haridwar-The Chandi Devi Temple, situated atop the Neel Parvat, gives a panoramic view of the entire Haridwar town. The temple was built in the year 1929 by the then king of Kashmir Suchat Singh. According to a legend, Adi Shankaracharya established the main statue here during the eighth century AD. You can either trek the 3-km path to get to the temple from Chandi Ghat or take the ropeway that starts from the nearby Gauri Shankar Temple. BHARAT MATA TEMPLE - Haridwar-The Bharat Mata Temple is a massive eight-store structure consecrated in 1983. Each floor of the temple houses statues of different mythological and historical legends, religious deities, leaders and heroes who played important role in the formation of the modern India. The temple was founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri. The first floor of the temple has the statue of Bharat Mata or Mother India with a map of India on a raised platform. Likewise, the other floors also contain renowned figures of Indian history and mythology while the fifth floor serves as the assembly hall. MAYA DEVI TEMPLE - Haridwar-The Maya Devi Temple holds great religious importance for the follower of Hindu religion. It is said that a vital part of Goddess Sati had fallen at this place during the process of divine dismemberment. The temple is also regarded as one of the Siddhapethas dedicated to the Adhisthatri Devi of Haridwar.
DAY 7- Dehradun
After breakfast, later visit Dehradun. The places to visit in Dehradun reflect the enigmatic character of this small time lost city and here we present some alltime popular Dehradun tourist places. Assan Barrage here remains a hot favourite amongst bird watchers and nature buffs. For the pious souls, some choices are Laxman Siddh, Tapkeshwar Temple, Santala Devi Temple, and Ram Rai Gurudwara. It goes without saying that Malsi Deer Park, Sahastradhara, and Indian Military Academy also count amongst great Dehradun places to visit. Return back to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 8- Dehradun
After breakfast, check-out from hotel and Later drive to Dehradun Airport to board the flight for onward the journey with fond memories of the trip.
Tour Ends..(All distances and timings are approx.)