Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal. It includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi, drive to Nainital (280kms/approx 8 hours)
On arrival at Delhi railway station / airport, you will be met by our representative / driver who will help you to board your vehicle. Later proceed for Nainital. On arrival at Nainital, check into your hotel. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Nainital.
Day 02: Nainital Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, we will proceed for Nainital local sightseeing covering lake tour of Bhimtal, Naukuchiya Tal, Sat Tal, and Sukha Tal. We will also cover Himalayan zoo, snow view point and Naina Devi temple. You may enjoy boating (On Own) in the evening in Naini lake. Enjoy shopping at mall road near Naini Lake. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Nainital.
Day 03: Nainital – Mukteshwar (40kms)
After breakfast check out from Hotel, travel by surface from Nainital to Mukteshwar. On arrival check in at hotel. Mukteshwar affords distinctly visible 180 degree views of the majestic Himalayan range. Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Nandaghunti, Trishul and Panchachuli are the major peaks visible from Mukteshwar. Later visit the Mukteshwar Temple, Chauli ki Jaali and Mukteshwar Inspection Bunglow.
Overnight at hotel in Mukteshwar.
Day 04: In Mukteshwar
Today at leisure enjoy mountains and beauty of Mukteshwar The unspoiled beauty of Mukteshwar has a lot to offer. Wake up with the chirping of birds and sun rays kissing the cliffs and enjoy short treks in the woods. On side Mukteshwar is covered by dense forest and on the other side it offers splendid view of the enchanting valley and the Himalayas. Rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at hotel in Mukteshwar.
Day 05: Mukteshwar - Kausani (105 Kms)
Today after breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed for Kausani. One of the beautiful hill stations in Uttarakhand. On arrival, check into your hotel. Kausani is famous for its breath taking views of Himalayan peaks. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Kausani.
Day 06: Kausani
Today wake up early morning to witness mesmerizing sunrise near Himalayan peaks. After breakfast, proceed to visit 12th century Baijnath Temple and Kausani Tea Plantation. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel in Kausani.
Day 07: Kausani – Ranikhet (60 Kms)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and depart for Ranikhet. On arrival check into your hotel. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Ranikhet.
Day 08: Ranikhet Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed for Ranikhet sightseeing covering golf course and Kumaon Regiment museum by Indian Army. Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Ranikhet.
Day 09: Ranikhet - Delhi Departure (340 Kms)
Morning you depart for Delhi. You will be transferred to the airport / railway station in time to proceed to your onward destination.
Accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
Daily Breakfast at above mentioned hotels.
All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle.
All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST
Any Air or Rail fare.
Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
Additional / personal use of vehicle.
Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
Any Pony / Doli Charges
Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
Any expenses of personal nature.
GST @ 5%
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