KUMAON | 7N 8D
October - May
Mukteshwar, Binsar, Chaukori, Kausani, Nainital
Day 01 : Kathgodam / Pant Nagar – Mukteshwar
On arrival at Kathgodam Railway Station (62 km/ 2.5 hrs) / Pantnagar airport (96 km/ 3.5 hrs), transfer to Mukteshwar. Situated at an altitude of 7500 ft, Mukteshwar is a small hill resort in Nainital district set atop a high ridge and surrounded by fruit orchards. Mukteshwar, full of scenic splendor, offers breathtaking view of the Indian Himalayas with magnificence of Mount Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest peak. Not only fascinating natural beauty, Mukteshwar has some interesting place to visit li ke Chauli ki Jali, a natural rock formation and Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple dedicated to the guardian deity Lord Shiva, Bhalu Gaad Waterfall and Kilmora Shop, a community development project and very interesting to place to find handicrafts made by local villagers. Overnight stay at Mukteshwar.
Day 02 : Mukteshwar – Binsar
Drive to Binsar (75 km / 3 hrs) via Almora Town, a cantonment town and administrative headquarter of Almora district. Once you cross Almora town, suddenly the scenario of surrounding mountains starts to change, forests start to become thicker and high mountain ranges start to emerge from behind the ridges. Finally you will reach Binsar, one of the most scenic and wildest leisure destinations in Kumaon Hills. Situated at an altitude of 8000 ft, Binsar offers a majestic view of the Himalayan peaks like the mesmerizing Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling and Panchachuli. From Binsar you can experience a spectacular sunset on a clear day. Here time stands still when clouds ignite the fire on the horizon and create a surreal atmosphere with glowing mountain peaks. Check in to your hotel. Take a stroll leisurely to feel the vibe of Binsar. Overnight stay at Binsar.
Day 03 : Binsar – Chaukori
Leaving the nature’s sojourn, it is time to move to another sublime destination in Kumaun Himalaya. Drive to Chaukori (107 km / 4 hrs), the kaleidoscopic hill station where the dreamers can turn their imaginations into reality. Chaukori, famous for its exquisite natural beauty overlooking the mighty Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and Panchachulli Range. Ideally set into lash green tea gardens, Chaukori is heaven for the nature lovers who love to spent quiet hours in the serenity. Situated at an altitude of 6950 ft, Chaukori preserved unspoiled nature and abundant of greenery. As the name suggests, it’s like a bowl, cupped within the Himalayan heartland. Chaukori is not a place where you can keep yourself busy with sightseeing, rather here you have to listen what nature is whispering silently. Leisure and enjoy mesmerizing Chaukori and overnight stay.
Day 04 : Chaukori – Kausani
Drive to Kausani (6200 ft) a paradise on earth located South-West of Munsiyari in the Bageswar District of the Indian State Uttarakhand. The road to Kausani (165 km/ 6 hrs) goes via Bageswar town and famous Baijnath following meandering Gomati River. Baijnath Temple Complex, the 12th-century architectural wonder is located on the banks of River Gomati and immaculate exhibition of ancient Indian art and architecture.
There are very few places in the Himalayas which can compare with the ethereal beauty of Kaushani. Kausani offers the magic of the deep pine forests and the majestic mountains. It is a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor, lash green slopes of tea gardens and 180 degree spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks including Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and Panchchuli. Kausani the birthplace of the famed poet Sumitra Nandan Pant is often referred to as the 'Switzerland of India. In 1929, Mahatma Gandhi stayed here for 14 days at the Anasakti Ashram while scripting his book titled ‘Anasakti Yoga’ and was greatly impressed by its environs. On arrival check in to your hotel and enjoy the breathtaking view of Kausani. Overnight stay at Kausani.
Day 05 : Kausani
Morning in Kausani is the best time to enjoy nature as morning sunrays create riot of colors on the snow covered mountains ahead of you. Soft morning light, boundless greenery around and glowing peaks creates a tranquil atmosphere in Kausani. go for visiting places of interest in Kausani. Visit Anasakti Ashram, Rudradhari Waterfalls and Kausani Planetarium. Overnight stay at Kausani.
Day 06 : Kausani – Corbett (146 km / 6 hrs)
Drive to Corbett National Park via Ranikhet. Corbett is named after famous Hunter and nature conservationist Jim Corbett who is famous for his love to nature and achievement of killing numerous man eating tigers in Kumaun Himalaya. Corbett national park is not only famous for wildlife safari but its breathtaking landscape is also a reason to visit this place.
This stay is only for break the journey. Overnight stay at Corbett.
Day 07 : Nainital – Kathgodam Railway Station/ Pantnagar Airport
Morning go for Jungle safari in Corbett National Park. Post safari back to your lodge and check out. Afcter a fascinating journey through this land of unspoiled nature, legends and vibrant culture, it is time to end the tour with unforgettable memories. You will be transferred to Lal Kuan / Kathgodam Railway Station or Pantnagar Airport. Tour ends.
INR 46,200 + 5% GST for 2 Pax (Car WagonR or similar)
INR 71,200 + 5% GST for 4 Pax (Car Innova / Xylo or similar)
INR 91,200+5% GST for 6 Pax (Car Innova / Xylo or similar)
Mukteswar: Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort – Deluxe Room on EP
Binsar : Binsar Eco Camp – Standard Room on MAP
Chaukori : Ojaswi Resort – Deluxe Room on EP
Kausani : Natures Valley Resort – Deluxe Room on EP
Corbett : Krishna Wilderness Resort – Deluxe Room on CP
Package cost includes:
Accommodation on Double Occupancy as per group size at each place as per itinerary and hotel specification
Dinner and breakfast at Binsar / Only breakfast at Corbett
All transfer and sightseeing as per itinerary by NAC WagonR / Innova / Xylo for 7 days as per itinerary
Fuel and drivers allowance, Toll etc.
Package cost excludes:
Train fare / Airfare
Meals during the tour other than mentioned in Binsar
Any monument entry fees and camera permit
Binsar entry fees
Bottled water, tips and any expenses of personal nature
Extra expenses / Expenses due to change in itinerary by guest, natural calamity, road block, political unrest, delay of flight or train and any other unforeseen emergency situation.
Expenses which are not mentioned in inclusions