A week in the Himalayan Foothills
06 nights / 07 days
Best time: April to June & mid-September to October
Day 01: Kathgodam-Nainital (Pangot)
Arrive at Kathgodam (railhead for Nainital) from Delhi or Agra and drive to Pangot (2½ hr.) OR drive from Delhi (7 ½ hours). Rest of the day free to visit Kilbury and Pangot for nature walks. Overnight at Jungle Lore Birding Lodge. For more information on these lodges, please visit www.himalayanlodges.com
Day 02: Nainital Excursion
Day free to visit Nainital. You can go birding, take a boat-ride in a lake or go horse riding along the lake. You can visit China Peak or take a joy ride in a cable car. Overnight at Jungle Lore Birding Lodge.
Day 03: Pangot-Ranikhet
Drive in the morning to Ranikhet (3 hr.). Day free at Ranikhet to visit the bazaar, war museum, handicrafts center or just go birding with our guide. Overnight stay in Trishul Lodge.
Day 04: Ranikhet
Day excursion to Kausani. Overnight stay in Trishul Lodge.
Day 05: Ranikhet-Corbett National Park
Drive to Corbett National Park (2.5 hr.). After lunch, guided nature walk along the Kosi River to familiarize with the surroundings. Overnight at Tiger Camp.
Day 06: Corbett National Park
Early morning drive to the park for tiger tracking and animal watch. Afternoon elephant ride in the park (optional).
Day 07: Corbett National Park-Delhi / onward journey
Morning at leisure or optional jungle drives. You will be transferred to connect overnight train to Delhi from Ramnagar at 2110 hr. or Kathgodam at 2040 hr. OR drive to Delhi by noon (6-hour drive) OR drive to Shaheen Bagh.
Please let us know the number of people travelling on this tour and we will send you the total cost. We also specialize in customizing the tour. Should you need any changes we would be happy to modify the itinerary.
The tour may include arrangements such as accommodation, travel, meals, permit, guides, activities etc. or services as required by the client.