Places Covered: Delhi – Kuchesar – Micholi – Ranikhet – Kausani – Baijinath – Almora – Binsar – Nainital – Delhi
The Indian Himalaya foothills tour is designed to provide you with some of the best collection of picturesque location, amazing landscape and antiquity of Ranikhet, Baijinath, Kausani and Nainital. We provide you some time to explore the real jungle life and bird watching Micholi village, & Binsar (a part of Jim Corbett National Park). Three day village walking tour, and you can see the actual rural life of Kumaon valley. Experience the serenity of foothills travel and witness some of the mesmerizing locations, snow-capped peaks and amazing mighty monuments while you explore this tour.
The village walking tour & overnight stays with villagers in local villages will offer you the chance to get to know about their customs and feel genuine hospitality. This area has been a confluence where cultures have mixed together leaving behind many architectural and archaeological wonders, ancient temples, prehistoric cave paintings and picturesque villages set among deep valleys and green fields. The average trekking time is not too much, neither too less- 5-6h/day. Immerse yourself in a thriving ancient culture whilst enjoying the simple pleasures of village life!
Arrive New Delhi (in the mid night or early morning), meet and greet by our staff, transfer to hotel in the city centre or NCR. Morning free for relax feel more comfortable. Afternoon sightseeing of Old Delhi including an exhilarating cycle rickshaw ride to the Jama Masjid through the bustling Chandni Chowk and it’s back roads, once, the centre of the city Shah Jehanabad in Mughal times. Finally continue onto the Raj Ghat- Mahatma Gandhi’s moving cremation site. Drive back to hotel by late afternoon. Overnight at Delhi.
After breakfast drive to Kuchesar village, on arrival check in Mud Fort Kuchesar, later visit the village, where you will see the daily life of local people. Overnight at Kuchesar Fort. (B/ L/D)
Early morning drive to Micholi Village via Jim Corbett. On arrival welcome to Essence of Nature, Micholi one of India’s finest natural wellness based luxury boutique resorts. Essence of Nature, the dream holiday destination, is spread across 36 acres of verdant hillside at a height of 6000 feet or approximately 1800 meters. In fact, Micholi, a new destination in itself, is regarded by many as the best hill station near Delhi. You will spent here 3 days, for Jungle walk, wildlife safari & Village walk. Overnight at the finest nature resort. Hotel Essence of Nature. (B/L/D)
Micholi Village (Essence of Nature): You have 02 Night and 03 days nature walk, wildlife safari and village walk. Enjoy the beauty of Nature in the Essence of Nature.
After an early breakfast drive to Kausani via Ranikhet, en route visit the tiny hill station “Ranikhet” from here you will see the front face of Trisuli Peaks. Here in 1869, the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon regiment, using the Hill Station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. The views are pristine with snow peaks shimmering in the clear sunlight, pine and towering deodar trees, brilliant green, intensify the already dramatic back drop. Later drive to Kausani on arrival check in hotel for overnight stay. Kausani another incredibly beautiful Hill Station, where Mahatma Ghandi stayed and was dazzled by its beauty. The views of the Nanda Devi group of mountains are particularly stunning at sunrise. Overnight at hotel Heritage Resort or SIMILAR. (B/L/D)
After breakfast commence first day village walk, through the tea plantation and several villages. On arrival at Garur meet to our staff (driver) and visit Baijinath Temples, this is the 9th century temple of Shiva and Parvati. Overnight at Baijinath Tourist Rest House or Local House. (B/L/D)
After breakfast full day walking tour explore the Kot Mai Temple (Goddess Parvati or Durga). The trek through the Kumaoni traditional villages on the way you will visit some rural school and market. Overnight stay with local family, enjoy the traditional food with Kumaoni style. Overnight at local house. (B/L/D)
After a local breakfast with the villagers commence trek (village walking) again traditional local villages, school, temple & market. On arrival at local house, check in and spent the night with local. All the meal prepared by family. Enjoy your stay. Overnight at local house. (B/L/D)
Morning drive to Binsar (Almora), en route visit the Bageswar Temples on the banks of Saryu River built during the 9th C. by the Katyur dynasty. Later drive to Binsar (Almora). On arrival check in hotel Khali State or SIMILAR. (B/L/D)
A day exploring the stunning local countryside – after breakfast with a local guide, walk through the rhododendron and oak forest down to Dhaulchina. Next drive to Shaukiathal and visit a traditional Kumaoni house – lunch with the family. After a village tour walk to the Jageshwar Temples and then drive via Chitai (Bell Temple) to return to the hotel. Overnight at Khali State or SIMILAR. (B/L/D)
After breakfast drive to Nainital (Bhimtal) via Kanchi Dham and Bhawali. On arrival check in hotel, rest of the time visit Naini Lake at Nainital. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Mannu Maharani or SIMILAR. (B/L/D)
Full day sightseeing of Naini Lake, Sukha Tal, Naukuchiya Tal and Saat Tal, Rest of the time visit The Mall road Nainital. Later drive to your hotel at Bhimtal. (B/L/D)
Morning drive to Kathgodam railway station (40 Km/ 1 hrs), board train to Delhi, on arrival transfer to hotel, rest of the time free for individual activities. Overnight at hotel Pride Plaza Aerocity or SIMILAR. (B)
Moring free at hotel, after lunch check out from the hotel and commence New Delhi includes Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, & Delhi Haat. After farewell Dinner transfer to international airport board onward flight. No Lodging includes. (B)
The above price minimum 2 adult with twin/ double sharing basis only.