Details

Unique Experiences:

•  The perfect combination between urban explorations, adventure in natural surroundings and cultural highlights of Northern India
•  Experience the Delhi’s daily life and ancient monuments which presents Delhi as the Capital of India
•  Explore the Corbett National Park, home to a variety of flora and fauna, and famous for its wild population of tigers, leopards and elephants
•  Go cultural with a pilgrimage trip in Haridwar and Rishikesh – explore the maze of temples and ashrams and wash away sins in the Ganges river

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

WANT THIS ALL TO YOURSELF?
For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour.
Please contact us for further details and booking.
Please note: Jeep rides will remain shared.

Trip Length: 10 Day(s) 9 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

1 November to 30 June

Type of Transportation: AC car and government vehicles for rides inside national park
Type of Accommodation: Budget: Guest House in standard room with private bathroom - 1 star hotel or similarComfort: Deluxe/Standard room with private bathroom- 3 star hotel or similar
Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Child age: Up to and including 6 years of age
Child price: 1 child is free of charge if sharing bed with parents. Children aged over 6 years will be treated as adult
We do not recommend: to take children below 6 years for a jungle ride

Included in Price:

Accommodation: In hotel of your choice of “Budget” or “Comfort”
(see “Rates” and “Type of Accommodation”).
Meals: Budget - 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Comfort - 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Transport: AC car w/road taxes and parking fees
Guide: Chauffeur who speaks basic English only
Budget package: 1 jeep ride naturalist and park entry fees
Comfort package: 2 jeep rides naturalist and park entry fees

Excluded from Price:

•  Meals other than the one mentioned in “Included in the price”.
•  Visas, travel insurance (compulsory)
•  Entry fees at the monuments
•  Personal guide for the whole trip
All other expenses not stated as included in the above.

Map

Locations Visited:
Delhi, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, President’s Palace, Nainital, Naini Lake, Corbett National Park, Rishikesh, Ganges River, Indian Himalaya
Start City:
Delhi
End City:
Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and upon arrival you will be meet and assist by our representative and later transferred to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi – City Tour

After breakfast get an information meeting at Visit beyond Service office, followed by city tour of Delhi. You will see India Gate and the Presidential Palace. You will also see the Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat and Gandhi Museum and Jama Masjid. Later, we drive past the Red fort. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Delhi – Nainital (6-7 hours approx)

Today you will start early for the drive to Nainital and check into our hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 4: Nainital

The day is free to explore the Naini Lake. (You can hire a boat for a few hours or trek up to the Naini Peak – the highest point in Nainital). It gets very cold in Naintal from Nov to March as its a hilltown.

Day 5: Nainital – Corbett (2 hrs approx)

Today you start easy for the drive to Corbett National Park. You arrive at our resort and rest of the day is at our leisure. You may participate in the in-house activities at the hotel/resort.

Day 6: Corbett National Park
Early morning get picked up at your resort by a jeep and enter the national park. There are three distinct seasons in Corbett: cold from Nov to Feb, hot from March to June, and rainy from July to Oct. Corbett is a known haven for tigers, largely owing to the success of WWF-funded Project Tiger that was launched on 1st April 1973. Other animals which add to its attraction are include leopards, jungle cats, fishing cats, the Himalayan black bear, dhole, yellow-throated morten, elephant, porcupine, chital, and barking deer. Some of the birds commonly seen here are osprey, crested serpent eagle, black-winged kite, shikra, Pallas's fishing eagle, spotted eagle, minivets, shrikes, and babblers. The Gharials, descendants of the prehistoric reptiles, have made the park their home. The Indian python, viper, cobra, krait and king cobra, the largest of the poisonous snakes, also inhabit Corbett. Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Corbett National Park – Rishikesh (5-6 hours approx)
After breakfast, you will drive to Rishikesh. Later, visit the Triveni ghat (river bank) to watch the evening Aarti, or prayer, offered to the Ganges. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Rishikesh
After breakfast, you will drive to the Laxman Jhula (the swing bridge), walk through the maze of temples, ashrams etc and cross back on the right bank at Ram Jhula. Optional: have lunch at the famous Chotiwala dhaba. (Please remember that Haridwar and Rishikesh are holy pilgrimages, therefore, you cannot get meat products here). In the afternoon, you will drive to Haridwar and visit Har-Ki-Puri, the confluence where thousands of Hindu pilgrims come to wash away their sins! Watch the interesting Ganga Aarti – literally, worshipping of the Ganges. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Rishikesh – Delhi (6-7 hours approx)
After breakfast, you will drive back to Delhi and transfer to your hotel.

Day 10: Delhi
Today you will check out from your hotel in Delhi and proceed to your next destination.

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