New Delhi - Nainital(2) - Kausani(1) - Chaukori(2) - Munsiyari(2) - Almora(1) - New Delhi
Day-1 Arrive at Nainital Arrive at Nainital by afternoon / late evening. Nainital (6500+ ft asl) is a renowned lakeside Hill station in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
Day-2 Nainital and around Visit Naina Devi temple & Hanuman Garhi temple. Enjoy boat ride at Naini Lake and / OR take a cable car ride to visit snow view point. Enjoy walk on the mall in evening.
Day-3 Nainital - Kasauni enroute visit Jageshwar Depart for Kasauni (112 kms - 4 hrs). Kausani (6500+ ft asl) is a himalayan hamlet and is renowned for its panoramic Himalayan views (Oct - March). Enroute guests can visit Jageshwar Shiva Temple complex (requires 30 kms one way detour). Jageshwar is believed to be the site of first of the twelve Jyotirlingas. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
Day-4 Kausani - Chaukori via Bageshwar and Berinag Depart to Chakouri (7000+ ft asl, 110 kms - 4.5 hrs) and a Himalayan hamlet renowned for its Himalayan views (Oct - March). Enroute visit Bageshwar (Ancient temple complex), Berinag (12 kms from Chaukori), a view point for Panchachuli and Nandadevi ranges and home to a Berinag Nag Mandir (Temple dedicated to snake god).
Day-5 Day visit to Patal Bhubaneshwar Day visit to Patal Bhubneshwar (36 kms, 1.5 hour one-way). Patal Bhubaneshwar is a cave temple. It is believed that underground cave enshrines Lord Shiva and thirty three crore Gods. The cave is 160 m long and 90 feet deep from the point of entrance. Limestone rock formations have created various spectacular stalactite and stalagmite figures. This cave has a narrow tunnel-like opening which leads to a number of caves. It is one of a kind experiences in India.
Day-6 Chaukori -Munsyari Depart for Munsiyari (6000+ ft asl, 127 kms - 4.5 hrs). Munsiyari is a himalayan destination in remote upper Kumaon area and renowned for close range Himalayan views. Munsiyari is also a base point for many walks and treks around the area. Enroute visit Birthi Falls (35 kms before Minsiyari). Reach Munsiyari by evening.
Day-7 Munsiyari Visit Nanda devi temple (3 kms from Munsyari). Undertake Walks / short treks around the area to spots like Masar Kund, Balati farm or just walk around to enjoy remote Himalayan beauty of the area.
Day-8 Munsiyari - Almora Proceed to Almora (6500+ ft asl, 200 kms - 8 hours). Stopover for the day.
Day-9 Depart from Almora Depart from Almora and proceed to Kathgodam (nearest railway station - 110 kms - 3 hours) or Delhi (400 kms - 9 hours).
New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.
Nainital - Nainital is colonial era hill station (6500 ft asl) that is set around the lake Naini. Nainital offers good weather in summer and a popular ex-Delhi weekend Getaway.
Kausani - Kausani (6,075 ft) is a small hamlet offering 300 km-wide views of the Himalayan snow-peaks in Winter (Oct-March). During summer its often used as a transit point enroute Garhwal region areas (Karnaprayag / Rudraprayag).
Chaukori - Chaukori (6000+ ft asl) is a Himalayan Hamlet, 10 kms from Berinag, offering spectacular Himalaya views (Oct - March). Chaukori is a popular stopover for guests enroute to Munsiyari.
Munsiyari - Munsiyari (6700+ ft asl) is situated in remote himalayas at 150 kms from Pithoragarh and 180 kms from Kausani and is base point for trekking in the area. Milam and Namik Glaciers are two popular routes which start off with Munsiyari as the base
Almora - Almora (6700 ft) is known for the spectacular himalayan views (Oct - March) that it offers and its proximity to ancient Shiva temples of Jageshwar and Bageshwar.