Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting state of Uttarakhand in northern India. This carefully crafted itinerary takes you through the picturesque towns of Nainital, Mukteshwar, Kausani, and Ranikhet, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and tranquility. From the serene lakes of Nainital to the majestic Himalayan vistas in Kausani, each destination promises a unique and unforgettable experience. Let's delve into the detailed itinerary and discover the hidden gems of Uttarakhand.
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Nainital - Mukteshwar - Kausani - Ranikhet - Delhi
DAY 01 : DELHI TO NAINITAL (BY ROAD) 322 KMS 7 HOURS DRIVE
Depart from Delhi in the early morning and drive to Nainital. Enjoy the scenic drive as you pass through the beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Nainital, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, take a leisurely walk in the town and explore the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel in Nainital.Nainital : Nainital - A Gateway to Serenity Start your journey from Delhi and drive to Nainital, a scenic town nestled in the Kumaon foothills. Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere as you explore the town and its captivating lakes. Take a leisurely walk in the evening and experience the vibrant local market.
DAY 02 : NAINTAL
After breakfast, embark on a full day of sightseeing in Nainital. Visit the famous lakes of Nainital, including Naini Lake, Bhimtal, and Naukuchiyatal. Explore Hanumangarhi, a popular religious site with a Hanuman temple. Optional: If you are interested, undertake a 3 km trek to Tiffin Top for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.Nainital Sightseeing : Lakes and Beyond Unveil the beauty of Nainital with a full day of sightseeing. Visit the famous lakes of Naini, Bhimtal, and Naukuchiyatal, surrounded by lush greenery. Explore the revered Hanumangarhi temple and, if adventurous, embark on a 3 km trek to Tiffin Top for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
DAY 03 : NAINITAL - MUKTESHWAR (BY ROAD) 51 KMS 3 HRS DRIVE
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Mukteshwar. Enjoy the scenic drive through the picturesque landscapes. Upon arrival in Mukteshwar, check-in at the hotel. Visit the ancient Lord Shiva temple located on top of a rock. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful surroundings. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mukteshwar.Mukteshwar : A Serene Retreat Drive from Nainital to Mukteshwar, a hidden gem at an altitude of 2286 meters. Enveloped by fruit orchards and dense forests, this picturesque town was developed by the British as a research and education institute. Pay homage to Lord Shiva at the ancient rock temple and soak in the breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas.
DAY 04 : MUKTESHWAR - KAUSANI (BY ROAD) 100 KMS 3 HOURS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Kausani. Enjoy the breathtaking views as you pass through the hilly terrain. En route, visit the famous Baijnath Temple and enjoy the scenic beauty. Upon arrival in Kausani, check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, soaking in the natural beauty of Kausani. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kausani.Kausani : Switzerland of India Embark on a scenic drive to Kausani, often referred to as the Switzerland of India. Witness a mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayas that will leave an indelible mark on your memory. Spend the day exploring the town, its tea gardens, and the tranquil Anasakti Ashram. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the traditional Kumaoni shawl production at the Kausani Shawl Factory.
DAY 05 : KAUSANI
After breakfast, embark on a full day of sightseeing in Kausani. Visit the Anasakti Ashram, which is also known as the Gandhi Ashram, and pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Explore the tea gardens and learn about the tea-making process. Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas and witness a mesmerizing sunrise. Visit the Kausani Shawl Factory to see the production of traditional Kumaoni shawls. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kausani.Kausani Delights - Nature's Abode Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Kausani as you enjoy another day of exploration. Wander through the enchanting tea gardens, savor the tranquility of the surroundings, and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Experience the harmony of nature and witness the magnificence of the Himalayas up close.
DAY 06 : KAUSANI - RANIKHET (BY ROAD) 100 KMS 3 HOURS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ranikhet. Enjoy the scenic drive through the pine-covered hills. En route, visit the Chaubatia Gardens and Bhalu Dam. Upon arrival in Ranikhet, check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful hill station. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ranikhet.Ranikhet - Majestic Charm Embark on a picturesque drive to Ranikhet, a hill station renowned for its captivating charm. Explore the Chaubatia Gardens and Bhalu Dam, marveling at the captivating vistas. Spend the day unwinding in the serene atmosphere and discovering the hidden treasures of Ranikhet.
DAY 07 : RANIKHET - DELHI (BY ROAD) 361 KMS 8 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive back to Delhi. Bid farewell to the picturesque hills as you descend towards the plains. Arrive in Delhi by evening.The tour concludes with beautiful memories of your trip.