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Best of Kumaon

Durations: 7 Nights - 8 Days
Destination Covered: Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Corbett, Nainital

Day 1: DELHI - MUSSORIE (296 Kms / approx 7 hours)
Arrive Delhi and you will be met at the airport by your driver. You will then be transferred by road to Mussorie - this hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills..Arrive Mussorie. Check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore Mussorie on your own. You can take a beautiful nature walk to what is known as "Camel's Back Road". This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. Along the road, a beautiful cemetery is located about mid-way on the loop. Or visit the Mussoorie Lake situated at 6 km on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility of pedaled boats. It offers an enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages Also visit "Gun Hill" where a cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. Overnight at the hotel.
Proceed on a sightseeing tour of the Kempty Falls- a nice picnic spot and Gun Hill - where cannon was used to sound out midday for many years. Gun Hill is accessible by the cable car on the Mall road. You may take the optional cable car ride up the hill. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: MUSSORIE – RISHIKESH (77Kms / 2 Hrs)
After breakfast, depart by road to Rishikesh. Arrive Rishikesh. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, it is known as The Gateway to the Himalayas. Check into the hotel. Rishikesh is a popular getaway for two disparate diversions: yoga and adventure sports. It’s home to many ashrams where people come from all over the world to study meditation and yoga. But it's also a great place to go whitewater rafting on the Ganges! There are opportunities to go bungee jumping, kayaking, cliff jumping, rock-climbing and rappelling here. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: RISHIKESH – CORBETT (180 Kms / 4 hours)
Transfer by road to Corbett National Park. Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India. The park—named for the hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. Situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand the park acts as a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning and late afternoon game viewing in the park by jeep. Jeep safari in Corbett is an ideal way to explore wildlife as these A 4x4 Jeep's can take you to the tough terrain of forest that make them suitable for wildlife safaris. There are specific trails maintained for jeep safaris in Corbett enabling visitors to watch wildlife at national park, safaris are not allowed off the track for safety reason and jeep safaris are strictly prohibited after sunset in the park. Overnight at hotel
Day 6: CORBETT – NAINITAL (116kms / 2 hrs)
Transfer by road to Nanital (116 kms/2.5 hrs). Arrive Nainital. Check into the hotel. Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains, of which the highest are Naina (2,615 m (8,579 ft)) on the north, Deopatha (2,438 m (7,999 ft)) on the west, and Ayarpatha (2,278 m (7,474 ft)) on the south. From the tops of the higher peaks, "magnificent views can be obtained of the vast plain to the south, or of the mass of tangled ridges lying north, bounded by the great snowy range which forms the central axis of the Himalayas. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day is at leisure for independent activities. You can visit Nainital Lake- Also known as Naini Lake, it is situated in the heart of the city and it is owing to this lake that Nainital earned its name. Naini Devi Temple, St. John in the Wilderness, a church established in 1844, Governor’s House also known Raj Bhavan and formerly, Government House built in 1899 (Obtaining prior permission is must for visiting), Naini Peak also known as China or Cheena Peak or Naina Peak is the highest peak in the town, with an altitude of 2,615 m (8,579 ft). Tiffin Top – a terraced hill top (2,292 m (7,520 ft)) also known as Dorothy's Seat, The High Court of Uttarakhand building formerly known as the 'Old Secretariat', when Nainital was the summer capital of United Provinces. Overnight at hotel
Day 8: NAINITAL – DELHI (302 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast you will be transferred to Delhi airport to connect to your onwards flight
Prices starting from: INR 32000.00 Per person on twin sharing basis
Kindly note the above package is flexible and can be customized as per your requirement.
You can have a choice of 5 star hotels, 4 star hotels, 3 star hotels.
The above tour will be organized with a "chauffeur driven" car / private coach.
The trip can be organized for singles, families, couples, groups.
The package will commence on a date convenient to travelers.
Kindly contact us for further information & Costs.
Mr Neeraj Desai
49, Bhulabhai Desai Road
Mumbai 400026
Board: +91-22-2351-2147
Fax: +91-22-2351-2148
Cell: +91-96190-47448
Email: ndesai@holidaysatleisurec.com
Please provide us with exact number of persons, age of participants, Dates of travel, type of hotels required, and if any changes required in the above tour program.