Jeep Safari Adventure in Kumaon Himalayas
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Nainital - Pangot - Binsar - Munsiyari - Kausani - Corbett
Day - 1 Delhi - Nainital
Spend the morning at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi, visiting India Gate, Qutab Minar & Humayun's tomb and driving past the President's House. Board the connecting overnight air-conditioned sleeper train to Nainital late in the evening.
Day - 2 Pangot
Arrive at Kathgodam, which is the railhead for Nainital and drive to Pangot (2 hr.). Spend the rest of the day at leisure and visit Kilbury and Pangot for nature walks. Overnight at the lodge.
Day - 3 Nainital
Take a day visit tour of Nainital. You can also opt for bird watching, take a boat-ride in the Naini lake or go horse riding along the lakeside. You can visit China Peak or take a joy ride in a cable car. Overnight in the lodge.
Day - 4 Pangot-Binsar
Drive from Pangot to Binsar (4 1/2 hr.). Visit the sanctuary. Binsar offers endless opportunities to avid birders and photographers. Overnight stay in Binsar tourist rest house or at a wildlife lodge.
Day - 5 Binsar-Munsiyari
Drive from Binsar to Munsiyari (6 hr.). The quaint little township of Munsiyari commands fantastic views of the Panchchuli peaks and the Milam and Ralam valleys. Overnight in a resort.
Day - 6 Munsiyari
Take up a trek from the resort side towards the Khaliya Top situated at a height of 11,500 ft. This hill top offers an incredible view of the Panch-Chulli peaks. Overnight stay in alpine tents. For anglers, there is ample scope to fish trout at the Ramganga and Gori Ganga rivers. OR take a trek towards the Lilam Village from the resort. The trek is part of the Milam Glacier route along the banks of Gori Ganga through the villages of Darkot, Dumar and Jimighat.
Day - 7 Munsiyari
Drive in the morning to Kausani (6 hr.) through narrow roads dotted with villages. Overnight in a hotel.
Day - 8 Munsiyari-Kausani
After breakfast spend a day doing bird watching, relaxing and watching the Himalayan ranges. Overnight in a hotel.
Day - 9 Kausani
Drive from Kausani to Corbett National Park (4 1/2 hr.). After lunch, drive inside the park to familiarise with the surroundings and wildlife viewing. Overnight at the camp or lodge.
Day - 10 Kausani-Corbett National Park
Early morning take a jeep safari inside the park for tiger-tracking and waildlife viewing. Take up a afternoon elephant ride in the park. Overnight at the camp or lodge.
Day - 11 Corbett National Park-Delhi/Onward Destination
Depart for Delhi (6 hr.) and arrive in the evening. Transfer to the airport for onward destination.