The Foothills of Himalayas

New Delhi – Dehradun – Mussoorie – Jim Corbett National Park – Nainital – New Delhi

Highlights of the Trip

- The Capital City, New Delhi (Qutab Minar, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Old Delhi Tour)
- Mussoorie (Kempty Waterfalls, Camel’s Back Rock, Gun Hill Point)
- Jim Corbett National Park (Jeep Safaris)
- Nainital (Naini Lake, Snow View Point, Raj Bhavan, St. John’s Church)

Highlights of the Trip

Lodging
Hotel Stay
Nights
6 Nights
Price
500$ per Person
transport
SUV Car / Luxury Bus

Day-wise Itinerary

DAY-1 Arrival in New Delhi

Upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, you will be escorted to your hotel. During the late afternoon, you will start your visit of New Delhi which would include going past and visiting historical monuments including the Indian Parliament, Qutab Minar, India Gate and other closeby monuments seeped in history.

This bustling city is the best combination of the age-old and the contemporary era. Delhi has two distinct parts – New Delhi, the city created in 1911 as the imperial capital of India by the British and the Old Delhi, the Muslim capital of India between the 17th and 19th centuries.

Overnight stay at the Hotel ( New Delhi )

DAY-2 New Delhi to Dehradun ( 6 – 7 Hour Drive )

After an early breakfast at around 8:00 AM, you will leave for your onward destination of Mussoorie, a hill station in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, through a night halt at Dehradun. Mussoorie is at an average altitude of 1,880 metres (6,170 ft). To the northeast are the Himalayan snow ranges, and to the south, the Doon Valley and Shivalik ranges, popularly known as the “Queen of the Hills”. You will reach Dehradun by late afternoon. In the evening you can visit the famous Tibetan market, and visit the local market area of the city. A relaxed evening ahead at the hotel.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Dehradun )

DAY-3 Dehradun to Mussoorie ( 1 Hour Drive ) & Mussoorie Sightseeing

After  your breakfast, you will today head towards Mussoorie which is an hour’s drive from Dehradun through the beautiful hilly terrains. You will start your tour of Mussoorie with a visit to the Kempty Falls, located on the hilly tracks of Uttarakhand. You shall also get a view of the Mussoorie lake and visit the famous Radha Krishna temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna & Goddess Radha’s love. In the late afternoon you shall visit the Camel’s Back road, and the famous Rock which is in the shape of a Camel’s Back. Adjacent to that is the Gun Hill point, which is reachable by a cable car, and shall give you a panoramic view of Mussoorie and the Himalayas, during the sunset. Enjoy the local and continental cuisines at the various cafes and eateries the city is famous for.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Mussoorie )

DAY-4 Mussoorie – Jim Corbett National Park ( 4 Hour Drive )

After an early breakfast at around 8:00 AM, you will leave for your adventure trip to the Jim Corbett National Park, one of the oldest national parks in India in the Pauri Garhwal, Almora and Nainital regions of the state of Uttarakhand. The national park was setup in 1936 and has been named after Jim Corbett who played an instrumental role in setting up the park, which was for the conservation of the Royal Bengal tigers. The park houses the Royal Bengal tiger, leopards, elephant, reptiles, four to five species of deer and much more, giving an exhilarating experience amongst the wilderness. Also it is one of the very few national parks in India that allow overnight stay within the territory of the park into the wilderness.  The route from Mussoorie to Corbett is beautiful, giving you some stunning views at the foothills of the Himalayas, with mountains running along the way. After reaching Corbett by around late afternoon and checking in the beautiful nature resort, which will be your stay for the next couple of days, you will head for an early lunch. Post that you can relax a little or opt for the different activities including cycling expeditions, nature walks, spa and much more that the resort has to offer.

Overnight stay at the Hotel ( Resort on periphery of Jim Corbett National Park )

DAY-5 Jim Corbett National Park

Today you will head out for an early morning jeep safari excursion of the wilderness of the Jim Corbett National Park. The Park is divided into 5 zones, and depending on the zone your safari happens which shall be mostly the Jhirna or the Dhela zones, you shall be experiencing the wilderness. Normally, these zones are the finest for the big cat spotting, including other wild animals like the wild boar, deer, elephants and a variety of bird species. After the exhilarating wildlife watching experience for about 4 hours, you shall be back to the resort for a late breakfast and to unwind yourself after the breathtaking experience. After relaxing a bit and post an early lunch, you can optionally go for another afternoon safari or experience other activities that the resort has to offer including cycling expeditions, walking tours, heritage walk or a fishing experience. Have a relaxed evening at the resort by learning about the Corbett history over a documentary and indulge in some fine cocktails clubbed with the traditional dinner at the resort.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Resort on periphery of Jim Corbett National Park )

DAY-6 Jim Corbett National Park – Nainital ( 3 Hour Drive )

Post a relaxed breakfast at the hotel you will leave for Nainital, a Himalayan resort in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. You will reach Nainital by noon and post an early lunch and relaxing at the hotel, you will set out to explore this beautiful city built around the Naini Lake which is the centerpiece of the city. You will start your visit by a walk along the Mall, following the shores of the lake. You can also opt for a boating activity in the colourful and enchanting gondola like boats. Have a relaxed evening at the hotel.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Nainital )

DAY-7 Nainital Sightseeing

Today you will start your trip with a visit to the Snow View point, with a cable car running up to the point to give you a magnificient view of the Himalayas including that of Nanda Devi which is the second highest mountain in India. The other places of visit would include St. John’s Church, famous for its great architecture and history. The other places of visit would include the Raj Bhavan, Nainital Governer’s house, famous for its age-old architecture and stunning looks. You should also indulge in some shopping at the famous Tibetan Market. Enjoy the local cuisine over a relaxed evening at the hotel.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Nainital )

DAY-8 Nainital to New Delhi ( 7 Hour Drive )

Post a relaxed breakfast at the hotel you will leave for New Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to the hotel. In the evening you can take a walk down to the famous Dilli Haat market which is an open air food plaza and a craft bazaar.  

Overnight stay at the hotel (New Delhi)

DAY-9 New Delhi Airport

Early morning around 6:30 AM you set out to experience the charm of Old Delhi on cycle taking you through the unique mix of colours, smells, sounds, tastes and unforgettable images of New Delhi. Starting with Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosque’s in India, you then visit the famous 17th century market which also happens to be the busiest, known as the Chandni Chowk market. Some other attractions would include the Red Fort and finally ending with a lavish breakfast.

Post that activity you will be back to the hotel, and after your breakfast would leave shortly to the airport for your onward destination.

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Price

$968 per person, calculated on the basis of two travellers

- Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with an English speaking driver)
- Accommodation: twin/double sharing room in boutique Heritage Hotels & Houseboats
- Meals : Breakfast included (All Meals wherever Mentioned)
- Tour Guides and other activities wherever
- Domestic Flight Tickets

- Entrance fees for monuments, museums mentioned in the program or any other optional activity
- Repatriation fees and travel Insurance
- Meals (except if mentioned in detailed itinerary)
- Personal expenses or any meal over and above as mentioned
- Cost of Beverages, Liquor, items of personal use like cigarettes etc.
- Tipping and Visa services

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