Uttarakhand is blessed with raw natural beauty and also places that are perfect for a family getaway. Uttarakhand has many mountain peaks, lush green forests which have many hiking and trekking trails for you to indulge in and be closer to nature.
This 7 nights and 8 days Uttarakhand Tour starts from Nainital. Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations in the state of Uttarakhand and in India. Situated in Kumaon foothills of the Outer Himalayas, Nainital has an altitude of around 2,000mts. The most unique thing about Nainital is that it is situated in a valley which has an eye shaped lake, hence the name “Nainital”.
There are many fun and adventurous things to do in Nainital whether it be for couples, family or a group of friends. You can go for a cable car ride which runs from Mallital to snow view point. The most amazing thing about this cable car ride is that it offers you a panoramic view of all the peaks of Nainital and also of Naini Lake. You can also go for a trek to Tiffin top which is around 4kms from the heart of Nainital. The sunrise views here are just mesmerizing and a definite not to miss. Go for Cheena or Naina peak if you want to witness the view of Nainital from the highest vantage point flanked by deodar trees and various types of rhododendrons. Other famous spots include Khurpatal Lake, Sariyatal and Kilbury which is a nice outing spot.
After Nainital, we’ll be heading to our next location which is Jim Corbett National Park.
This national park is a delight for nature lovers as it has around 500sq kms of forests, rivers, marshy lands, hills and rough terrains. It is home to a large number of animal species which includes tigers, leopards, black bear, mongoose, moose and otters.
Rishikesh is a city which is located in the state of Uttarakhand which is famously known as the “Yoga Capital of the World”. Explore Rishikesh and some of its most charming places when you arrive. The iconic Beatles Ashram, named after the famous English music band is not to be missed while here. The fun multifolds when the white water hits your raft and pumps up your adrenaline. Witness the most beautiful and serene prayer ritual ceremony in the evening, the “Ganga Aarti” which will leave you in a different state of tranquil altogether. Spend the night under the stars in the camps after a memorable day.
Mussoorie is a famous hill station located in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan Range. Once you reach Mussoorie in the evening, head towards Mall Road, which is the city’s most famous place and the hub for the shopping and all the famous eateries.
The next day can be spent in visiting some of the most famous places in Mussoorie, Kempty falls being one of those places. It is a waterfall surrounded by high green mountains with a 40ft drop.You can either walk to the base of the waterfall or take a cable car for the same. A bridge is built near the base of the waterfall which provides the best view. Laal Tibba is a scenic viewpoint which offers a mesmerizing view of the Himalayan mountain peaks such as Badrinath, Kedarnath and Bandarpunch. Apart from the mountain views, the place also offers a glimpse into British style of architecture of the various hill houses.
Gun Hill is a famous viewpoint and also the second highest peak in Mussoorie. The place is accessible by a cable car and it offers a picturesque view of the Himalayan ranges and Doon valley.
George Everest House is located around 6kms from Mussoorie. It is a former home and laboratory of the former surveyor general of India, George everest. It was in his honor that Mt. Everest was named. Now, you can visit the nearby places and the peak is also named after him. The sunset here is really blissful and encaptures the attention of the tourists visiting.
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