- Duration: 11 Nights/ 12 Days
- Major Attractions: Delhi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Rajaji National Park, Nainital, Ranikhet, Corbett National Park
- Destination Covered:Delhi, Rishikesh, Corbett National Park, Rajaji National Park, Nainital
Uttarakhand is a small and beautiful state blessed with nature and wildlife located in the foothills of Himalayas. Uttarakhand has numerous glaciers, mountains, rivers and lakes, thus making it an ideal destination for wildlife and nature activities. It offers tiger safari in India, birding tour in India as well as nature tour in India. It is known as above of God as many of the sacred Hindu temples and pilgrimage places are located here. Rishikesh and Haridwar located on the banks of Holy River Ganges are renowned spiritual centers.
Rajaji National Park located near Haridwar is one of the tiger reserves of India and offers the opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild Elephants and Himalayan birds etc. The mesmerizing hill stations like Nainital and Ranikhet have some of finest lakes in India and offering fabulous birding experiences in their surrounding hills. Last but not the least, the first, finest and one of the biggest national parks of India, Corbett National Park is a wildlife treasure of not only Uttarakhand but of India. The grassland of Dhikala Forest Range of Corbett offers unforgettable experience to see a Royal Bengal Tiger.
Day 1 – Delhi-Arrival
Arrive at Delhi international airport, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 2 – Delhi
After breakfast, start a daylong tour of Old & New Delhi. Today visit historical Qutab Minar, which was the tallest tower in India once upon a time, Humanyun’s Tomb – this was constructed by Begum Hamida for his Emperor husband from Mughal dynasty Humanyun. It is considered as a forerunners of world famous Taj Mahal. Also take a tour of India Gate, the house of President and Parliament House. If time permits visit Red Fort – listed as UNESCO world heritage site and is an example of great Mughal architecture, Jama Masjid – one of the biggest mosques in Asia, historical Chandni Chowk market and Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of Nation.
Day 3 – Delhi-Rishikesh
In the morning, transfer to Yoga capital Rishikesh. Arrive and check in at the hotel. In Rishikesh, you may enjoy different adventurous trips as River rafting, hiking and etc. Later, take a tour of Lakshman Jhula (450 feet lengthy bridge), Bharat temple, Swargashram temple and Triveni Ghat.
Day 4 – Rishikesh-Rajaji National Park-Haridwar
In the morning, drive to Rajaji National Park – it is located between the Himalayan mountains. Due to its pleasant climate, Rajaji National Park is quite popular among the tourists. It has got the very rich wildlife including the tiger, wild elephant and various birds. After visiting the park, drive to Haridwar. In the evening, visit Har-Ki-Pauri to witness the Aarti.
Day 5 – Haridwar-Nainital
After breakfast, drive to Nainital. Arrive at Nainital and check in at the hotel.
Day 6 – Nainital
Today, visit the various lakes located around Nainital as Bhimtal, Sattal and Naukuchiyataal. In the evening, enjoy the boat ride on Naini Lake.
Day 7 – Nainital-Ranikhet
Post breakfast drive to Ranikhet. On the way enjoy the spectacular view of Himalayas. On arrival at Ranikhet, check in to the hill resort.
Day 8 – Ranikhet
The whole day is kept at your discretion. Take the hiking to the mountain, birding tour or simply enjoy the nature.
Day 9 – Ranikhet-Corbett National Park
In the morning, transfer to Corbett National Park. Arrive at Corbett and check in. Today join a bird watching walk with our guide which will take you to the Sal forests located near to the resort. The evening is will be free to enjoy one of the wildlife movies. Corbett National Park is the initial national park of the country and is one of the finest too. Corbett has very rich population of royal Bengal tiger, Indian elephants and various leopards. Apart from wild animals, Corbett has different birds also.
Day 10 – Corbett National Park
In the early morning take a jeep safari to track the king of the jungle Royal Bengal Tiger along with other wildlife. After having lunch visit the park once again. You may take an elephant safari in Corbett. Stay overnight in the wildlife resort.
Day 11 – Corbett Tiger Reserve
Today visit Corbett National Park through the jeeps once during the morning safari and again in the afternoon along with our expert naturalist.
Day 12 – Corbett-Delhi-Departure
Today, transfer to Delhi international airport to embark the flight back to the home country. The tour ends.