Day-1 Arrive at Nainital. Sightseeing in and around Nainital Arrive at Nainital. Nainital (6500+ ft asl) is a renowned lakeside hill station in Kumaom region of Uttarakhand. Visit Naina Devi temple / Hanuman Garhi temple / High Altitude Zoo. 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-2 Day viist to Bhimtal / Sattal / Naunchiatal and Ramgarh / Mukteshwar Half-day excursion of the lake tour visiting Lake district of Kumaon (i.e. Sattal / Bhimtal / Naukuchiatal) (25 - 35 kms from Nainital). Enjoy boating in serene Bhimtal lake. Visit Bhimtal Shiva temple. Travel to Orchard areas of Ramgarh / Mukteshwar (40 kms - 1.5 hours). Visit Mukteshwar Shiva Temple. Return by evening.
Day-3 Walking in Pangot or simply relax Experiential travellers may opt to visit Pangot (15 kms) for walks / treks and bird watching. Guests looking to relax can just enjoy a lakeside character of the area.
Day-4 Nainital - Almora Proceed to Almora (6500+ ft asl, 68 kms - 2 hrs). Almora is a Himalayan hamlet excellent for walks, treks and offers excellent Himalayan views in Winter (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-5 In and around Almora or a Village Walk After breakfast, half day sightseeing tour visiting Katarmal ancient temples such as Sun temple, Chetai temple, Banari Devi in the area. Guests can also visit Deer Park near Almora and Binsar sanctuary (22 kms from Almora) for walking and bird watching. Experiential travellers prefer to opt for a village walk around the area.
Day-6 Almora - Corbett Proceed to Corbett (150 kms - 5 hours) via Ranikhet. Guests travelling in Summer stopover at Ranikhet visiting Apple orchards.
Day-7 Morning and Evening Safaris Morning and Evening safaris in Corbett. Bijrani, Durgadevi, Sitabani and Jhirna are 4 ranges. Based on area of interest (Bijrani is best for having a chance to sight a tiger. Sitabani and Durgadevi are good for Bird watching) and location of the jungle lodge one can pick.
Day-8 Departure Depart for onward journey.
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.
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.
Corbett - Corbett experience is one of the best wildife expereinces in India alongwith Kanha, Nagarhole and Kaziranga. Corbett is good for bird watching and Wildlife.