Best Uttarakhand Tour Visit By Tempo Traveller Mini Bus
Hills and mountains are always one of the best places to enjoy a leisurely vacation. Depending on the time and budget, there are different itineraries to visit Corbett, Nainital or Mussoorie. For a weeklong vacation to the northern part of the country, here we present you one of the most well defined itineraries and the best places o see while staying there. Nature at its best along with the plenty of heritage sites, trip to Delhi to Corbett, Nainital and Mussoorie is worth exploring with your loved ones!
Day 1 - Delhi to Nainital
Start the day early. Hire a car or ride yourself to Nainital. Taking up to 6 h 54 min and covering a distance of 314.2 km via NH9, is a tranquil escapade for a weekend trip. The ride in itself is very scenic and gives a good start for your journey. Stay overnight at Nainital hotel.
Day 2 - Nainital sightseeing
Being one of the best hill stations in India, Nainital is covered with green hills and old cottages. Famous for its various natural attractions, there are plenty of heritage sites to enjoy. Start the day by visiting The Naina Peak. It has a magnificent panoramic view of the snow capped Himalayas. Much popularly known as known as Cheena Peak or China Peak, this place is most of the time a favourite spot for the adventure tourists. Its serves as the base camp area for the trekkers. Another of the most popular tourist attractions is Naini Lake. Apart from spending a leisure time, tourists can also enjoy boating, yachting or paddling. It is also one of the most majestic sunset points.
to get a view of the quaint hill town, visit the Tiffin Top. it is locally also known as Dorothy Seat which has been inspired from Dorothy Kellet. A height of 2290 meters, Tiffin Top is undoubtedly one of the fascinating places to enjoy a complete hill view. The oldest Snow Viewpoint is one of the must-go places in Nainital. The peak is connected by motorable road and now has a ropeway connection too. The views of snow-capped hills of Nanda Kot and Nanda Devi can be viewed depending if the sky is clear. However, visitors are only allowed to visit this place between 10 am to 5 pm.
Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo or more commonly known as several exotic and endangered species of animals and birds.
The day can be wrapped up by visiting places such as Raj Bhawan, Naina Devi Temple and Eco Cave Gardens.
One of the most splendid natural beauty can be seen at Bhimtal Lake which has a small island in the centre.
Overnight stay at Nainital.
Day 3 - Nainital to Kausani
There are two ways to ride up to Kausani - either through NH109 or Almora-Gopeshwar Rd. It will take around 3h 31 min and rounds up a distance of 114.5 km. before driving to Kausani, spend some time at the Mall Road. It is amongst the best places to shop in Nainital. One can get the handicraft items of the town in the market and is possibly one of the best places to show the bargain skills!
After reaching, what was described by Mahatma Gandhi as 'Switzerland of India’, visit Rudradhari Falls and Caves which are located in the Adi Kailash region. Known as the Gandhi Ashram the Anasakti Ashram is also a popular tourist place.
Visit the 1,000 years old Baijnath Temple that is expected to have been built in 1204 AD provides elegant views of surrounding mountain ranges.
Stay overnight at Kausani
Day 4 - Kausani to Corbett
Start the day early after taking breakfast from the hotel. Drive from Kausani to Corbett takes 6h 44min and covers a distance of 240.8 km via NH309. The other way round takes around 7h 5min and covers 265.7km via NH109. Before leaving, witness the Kausani Tea Estates which produce is one of the finest beverages in the country. The panoramic view is also one of the amazing experiences.
The Jungle Safari of Corbett National Park is without saying one of the most thrilling yet enjoyable experiences one can have. The jeeps are covered with bars and chains. Himalayan black bears, Mongoose, Langurs, pythons, crocodiles and wide range of birds are seen easily. It almost covers the entire day to enjoy a full day safari
Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 5 - Corbett to Mussoorie
After taking breakfast in hotel, drive for 5h 32min and covers 204.8 km via NH34. The other option could take around 6h 21min and covers 248km via NH307. Take the day rest and enjoy casual strolls around the hotel. Stay overnight at Mussoorie.
Day 6 - Mussoorie sightseeing
About 14.5 km from the city, visit Kempty Falls which at an altitude of approximately 1,364 meters. It is one of the oldest and the most popular tourist sight. Just sitting and listening to the sound of the water is enough for a leisure traveller. Lal Tibba is the highest peak in Mussoorie and is at a height of 2,290 meters. A Japanese telescope has been installed at the edge of the cliff which gives a clear view of the shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath. The second highest point in Mussoorie is ‘Gun Hill’ which is at an altitude of 2,024 meters. The centre of the Tibetan settlement in Mussoorie has happy valley where one can find several small hotels and cafeteria to enjoy some relaxing hours and also get their lunch done.
About 6 kilometres on the Mussoorie-Dehradun road is Mussoorie Lake and visitors can enjoy a paddle boat riding.
Of the other quick places to enjoy is Sir George Everest’s House, Christ Church, Jwalaji Temple and The Mall Road.
Overnight stay at Mussoorie.
Day 7 - Mussoorie to Delhi
Complete the week long holiday by returning back to Delhi which takes about 6h 46 min and covers about 297.9 km via NH334.