|Duration:||09 Nights/10 Days|
|Destinations Covered||Delhi – Mussorie – Ranikhet – Almora – Nainital – Delhi|
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Mussorie – Ranikhet – Almora – Nainital – Delhi
DAY 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrivel Delhi, meet assist at the airport railway station transfer to hotel. after lunch half day sightseeing tour of Delhi covering Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutab Minar, India Gate, President house.Later back to hotel, Rest of the day free at leisure,overnight stay at hotel at Delhi.
DAY 2: Delhi-Mussorie (240kms)
After breakfast checkout from hotel then drive to Mussoorie. Mussoorie:Mussoorie is a wonderful hill station in Uttaranchal.It is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is known as the Queen of the Hills. Mussoorie derives its name from the plants of Mussoorie or shrubmansoor which are available in large quantities in this region. The lush green hills, the varied flora and fauna and the majestic view of the Shivalik ranges and the Doon Valley attracts hundreds of tourists both domestic and international to Mussoorie each year. Mussoorie is famous not only for its scenic beauty but it has also developed into an important center of education and business. Mussoorie is also famous for the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where officers are trained for the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service Enroute visit Haridwar covering Ashrams and temples- Mansa Devi and Chamunda Devi etc. Arrive at Mussoorie transfer to hotel check in to hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Mussoorie.
DAY 3: Mussorie
Later back to hotel,free for leisure.overnight stay at hotel at Mussoorie.
DAY 4: Mussoorie-Ranikhet(350kms)
After breakfast check out from hotel then drive to Ranikhet. Ranikhet: The salubrious atmosphere, tall conifer trees, green meadows and placid surroundings makes Ranikhet a unique hill station. The magnetism of each season in Ranikhet is always capable of luring tourists, making it an all season destination. The majestic Himalayas, lush green forests, sounds and smell of the flora and fauna leaves an unforgettable impact on the visitors. worth watching excursions, ancient temples, fascinating picnic spots and exciting treks. Ranikhet also headquarters one of the glorious regiment of Indian Army – KumaonRegiment.Ranikhet literally means “Queen’s Meadow”. It is believed that Queen Padmini of Kumaon was in love with this tiny hill paradise. Kind Sudhardev had to oblige her by building a palace here and named this place Ranikhet, the queen’s field. Arrive at ranikhet transfer to hotel, check in to hotel, rest of the day is free for a leisurely walks of this gorgeous town of Ranikhet. Overnight stay at hotel at Ranikhet. Day
DAY 5: Ranikhet - (60kms) Kausani - Ranikhet
After breakfast excursion to Kausani. Kausani; nature own reserve and idle to spend a quiet holiday in the lap of nature with stunning view of the Himalayan ranges. Mahatma Gandhi, during his stay at Kausani, penned his memorable commentary on the ‘Gita-Anashakti Yoga’ inspired by the scenic grandeur of this richly gifted spot. Mahatma Gandhi was so much impresses that he started calling it “Switzerland of India”. The guesthouse where Mahatma Gandhi stayed is now known as the Anashakti Ashram. Famous Hindi poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was born at Kausani. Some of her early poems composed here have described the nature in its manifestations. Afternoon picnic near the River Kosi and day to explore the beauty of nature. Evening return to Ranikhet. Rest of the day free at leisure Over night stay in Ranikhet.
DAY 6: Ranikhet-Almora (76kms)
After breakfast, check out from hotel, then drive to almora. Almora :Its a beautiful hill station. Almora is a scenic hill station in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Located on a five km long ridge which is shaped like a horse shoe, Almora is a quaint town in Kumaon Hills in the Himalayan range. It is at an average height of 1,651 meters above sea level, and is surrounded by greenery all around with beautiful thick forests of fir and pine trees covering the hills. Almora is a town of temples, with temple of Goddess Nanda Devi placed in the centre of the town.Almora is an agricultural base and a trade centre of dynamic activity. Silently placed in the lap of dutiful nature,.Koshi (Kaushaki) and Suyal (Salmali) rivers flows by the side of this town and the town, monuments and palaces, is surrounded by dense forests of fur and pine trees. This place is culturally very rich and through out the year Almora celebrates many festivals and cultural events, main attractions of the tourists to experience the cultural heritage of the region.
DAY 7: Almora -Binsar Wildlife-Almora (35 kms. - 1hrs)
After breakfast ,Full day excursion to Binsar Wildlife sanctuary . Binsar : is a small town in the state of Uttarakhand and is located amidst dense green forests. It is famous for the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Located on the Jhandi Dhar hills of Kumaon. The place is known for its greenery and is surrounded by virgin forests of oak, rhododendron, pine and deodar all around.The main attraction of the town of Binsar is the wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary covers an area of 45.59 sq km and has a wide variety of flora and fauna residing in. It is believed that over 200 varieties of birds are found in Binsar along with animals like deer, leopards, Himalayan bears, monkeys, foxes, flying squirrels and many others, making it a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Day at the sanctuary. Later back to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure, overnight stay at hotel at Almora.
DAY 8: Almora-Nainital (65kms.)
After breakfast check-out from hotel.then Drive to Nainital. Nainital : is referred to as the lake of three sages, or the Tri Rishi Sarovar as mentioned in the Manas Khand chapter of the Skanda Purana. As recorded in history, the three sages, Atri, Pulastya, and Pulaha stopped over at Nainital on their pilgrimage, to quench their thirst. Finding no water, they dug a hole and transferred some water into it to from the sacred lake of Tibet, Mansarovar. Thus the famous lake of Nainital came into existence. Another legend has it that the left eye or Nain of Lord Shiva’s wife Sati fell in this center and formed an emerald eye shaped lake, and thus emerged the city of Nainital.Recent history records reveal that Nainital was brought into limelight by P. Barron, a British sugar merchant, in 1839. The beauty of Nainital with the central lake cushioned among the forests attracted this person to build a house named Pilgrim’s Cottage and settle in Nainital.
DAY 9: Nainital
After breakfast, Full day is at leisure to explore the hill retreat of Nainital. It is blessed with scenic natural splendour and varied natural resources .Visit to lakes tour of Bhim Tal, Sat Tal, Naukuchia Tal , Snow point ,thandisadak, cable car & Mall road etc.Later back to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.Overnight stay at hotel at Nainital. Day
DAY 10: Nainital-Delhi (320kms)
After breakfast check-out from hotel. And drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, and transfer to airport/railway station for onward destination.