Holiday Overview

Bijrani Gate
Photo Courtesy Vikram Gopchup
Misty Bhimtal Lake
Bhimtal Lake on a clear day
Ramgamga River
Tiger seen near Ramganga
Spotted Deer in Bijrani
Sambar in Bijrani area
Barking Deer in Jhirna
Jackal in Jhirna area
Elephants in Dhikala
Elephant Safari
Kosi River
Inside Durgadevi Range (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
View of Ramganga Reservoir from Dhikala
Dhikala Canter (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Bijrani range Forest (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Khalij Pheasant in Jhirna
Himalayan Griffon Vulture on Corbett - Pauri highway (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2015)
Grey Hornbill in Garjia area

Bhimtal - Corbett Break is a Getaway itinerary that combines lakeside getaway of Bhimtal and a nature centric wildlife getaway of Corbett.


Bhimtal(3) - Corbett(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Bhimtal
  • Day-2 In and around Bhimtal
  • Day-3 Excursion to Nainital
  • Day-4 Arrival At Corbett
  • Day-5 Corbett
  • Day-6 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Bhimtal - Naukuchiatal / Sattal / Bhimtal Lakes (0.50 kms), Walking and Bird Watching in Bhimtal (2.00 kms)

Corbett - Wildlife and Bird Watching in Corbett (0.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - New Delhi Departure - New Delhi
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Himalayan Hamlets of Kumaon (Ramgarh, Mukteshwar, Almora, Ranikhet) combines well with Corbett and Bhimtal.

  • New Delhi to Bhimtal -300 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Bhimtal to Corbett -88 kms (3 hrs)
  • Corbett to New Delhi -250 kms (6 hrs)

New Delhi - Bhimtal(3) - Corbett(2) - New Delhi

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Bhimtal Arrive at Bhimtal (4000+ ft asl), a lakeside destination renowned for its tranquility, wooded walks and bird watching.

Day-2 In and around Bhimtal Explore area around (Wooded Walks, Trek, Bird watching, Boating) the lakes and enjoy lakeside character. Guests can visit other lakes like Sattal and Naukuchiatal.

Day-3 Excursion to Nainital Day excursion to Nainital visit Nainadevi temple and other sightseeing places like High Altitude Zoo, Hanuman Garhi, Naina Peak OR take a cable car ride to visit snow view point.

Day-4 Arrival At Corbett Arrive at Corbett by evening. Corbett is a renowned wildlife, bird watching, walking / trekking and nature centric getaway. Take a walk by the river in the evening.

Day-5 Corbett 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-6 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bhimtal :

  • Naukuchiatal / Sattal / Bhimtal Lakes - Considered lake districts of Kumaon, Bhimtal / Sattal / Naukuchiatal (5 kms from each other) are three high altitude (3000 - 4500 ft asl) lakes that offer green surroundings, wooded walks, excellent views and where guests can do a bit of Boating.

  • Walking and Bird Watching in Bhimtal - Walking around hills of Bhimtal is very popular. The area is green and thickly forested and offers excellent for bird watching and photography. Combining Bhimtal and Sattal there are 400+ resident and migratory birds, 20 species of mammals (excluding rodents) more than 525 species of butterflies and 11,000 plus species of moths, beetles, bugs and other insects that are found.

Corbett :

  • Wildlife and Bird Watching in Corbett - Corbett offers one of the best nature centric experiences in India and is renowned for its riverside beauty, Mahaseer / Catfish angling, walking, wildlife and Bird watching. Jeep safaris are on offer from 4 ranges (popular being Birjrani, Durgadevi, Jhirna). Corbett is home to the highest number of Bird species (resident as well as migratory) among all other parks and areas in India. Wildlife here comprises elusive Tiger, Leopard alongwith a range of well sighted deer species.

Destination Overview

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.

Bhimtal - Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and crowded Nainital. Hills around Bhimtal are good for walks, treks and bird watching.

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.

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  • New Delhi to Bhimtal -300 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Bhimtal to Corbett -88 kms (3 hrs)
  • Corbett to New Delhi -250 kms (6 hrs)

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  • New Delhi to Bhimtal -300 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Bhimtal to Corbett -88 kms (3 hrs)
  • Corbett to New Delhi -250 kms (6 hrs)

Expert Speak

Bhimtal - Corbett Break is recommended for extended getaway seekers and experiential travellers looking for quiet and nature centric experience. Guests looking to be around touristy areas may opt for Nainital instead of Bhimtal.

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