Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi& Drive to Mussoorie (269 kms / approx. 6 hours)
Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and proceed to Mussoorie-established by the British in 1823, Mussoorie became hugely popular with the Raj set. The influence of that era linger on in the architecture of the churches, libraries, hotels and summer palaces, also on adjacent town Landour. Both Mussoorie and Landour are collectively known as the Queen of the Hills. The name Landour is drawn from Llanddowror, a village in Carmarthenshire in southwest Wales. During the Raj, it was common to give nostalgic English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish names to one’s home (or even to British-founded towns), and reflecting one’s ethnicity.
Upon arrival, check-in at designated heritage hotel-Fortune Savoy and take show-around tour of this heritage resort.Fortune The Savoy is an elegant and historic hotel that was opened by Cecil D. Lincoln, an Irish barrister, here in 1902. Built in English Gothic architecture style, Fortune Savoy is a wonderful mix of old world charm and new-age conveniences, and promises to give its guests an unparalleled experience. Dinner and overnight stay in Mussoorie.
Day 02 : Sightseeing tour of Mussoorie
After breakfast, enjoy full day sightseeing tour starting with Gun Hill, which is the 2nd highest peak of Mussoorie and can be reached by ropeway too. It offers beautiful panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan ranges and Doon valley. In British era, Gun mounted on top used to be fired at mid-day for people to adjust their watches. Later, visit the park estate of Sir George Everest, who was the first surveyor general of India, Mt. Everest was named after him. The place provides excellent view of surrounding valleys and peaks. In evening, stroll down on Mall road-structure of the road will take you back to the colonial period of British. Along with restaurants, hotels and shops, there is a 100 year old Methodist church too. Dinner and overnight stay in Mussoorie.
Day 3 : Drive from Mussoorie-Corbett (255 kms / approx. 6 hours)
After breakfast, visit LalTibba, which is the highest point in Mussoorie. A 20 meter tall tower is situated at the edge of cliff, with a telescope. One can take close look of the mighty Himalayas. Later, proceed to Corbett National Park–formerly Hailey National Park, is the oldest national park in India which came into existence in 1936, lies on the foothills of Himalayas, to protect the endangered species of Royal Bengal Tiger. Corbett is a home to densest tiger population in the world which guarantees the glimpses of the elusive big cat in its premises.It is a vast Eco-Sphere that is blessed with the plethora of wildlife where you can enjoy several activities like jungle safaris, trekking, bird watching, elephants ride and much more. Upon arrival, spend rest of the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Corbett.
Day 4 : Enjoy jungle safari in Corbett& Drive to Nainital (70 kms / approx. 2 hours)
Early morning and afternoon game drive to the national park. Other residents of the park include four kinds of Deer, Wild Boar and some lesser-known animals. Leopards are mostly found in the hilly areas of the Corbett Park. Some nocturnal cats found here are the Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat and Fishing Cat. Sloth Bear is found in the lower regions of the park while the Himalayan Black Bear is seen in the higher hills only. The Dole or Wild Dog, though they can be seen in the southern areas of the park along with the Jackal. Some of the smaller residents of the park are Himalayan Palm Civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Common Otter, Black Naped Hare and Porcupine. Elephants are among one of the main attractions of Jim Corbett Park.Later today drive towards Nainital. Upon arrival, check-in at the heritage hotel-Naini Retreat for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5 : Explore Nainital
This was a popular summer vacation resort for the British. In 1817, the commissioner of Kumaon, G.W. Traill was the first European to visit the place. However, he did not mention about the place among his folks in order to retain the religious sanctity of the place. Later, British sugar trader P. Barron settle down here and built a colony for Englishmen on the banks of the lake.
After breakfast, take a show-around tour of the most prestigious heritage resort of Nainital, historically referred to as the residence of the maharaja of the Pilibhit. Thereafter, enjoy sightseeing tour starting with Tiffin top and Land’s End. Both offers excellent views of neighboring hills and green valley with rural houses. Later, trek for 6 kms or hire a pony to reach at the highest point called Cheena/Naina peak, which offers snow clad peaks of the Himalayan range, bird eye view of Naini Lake and Nainital town. In evening, enjoy a boat-ride in Naini Lake or take a stroll on adjacent Mall road. Spend evening at leisure, followed by dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6 : Drive from Nainital-Ranikhet (55 kms / approx. 2 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Ranikhet-means Queen’s meadow. In 1869 the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment here and used the station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. Till date, it is home to the Kumaon Regiment and bristling with good old-fashioned military atmosphere, spreads over rolling green hills with some lovely views over the distant Himalaya. Upon arrival, check-in at the designated heritage resort-Chevron Rosemount and take show-around tour of this heritage resort. Dinner and overnight stay in Ranikhet.
Day 7 : Drive from Ranikhet-Delhi (350 kms / approx. 8 hours) | Departure from Delhi
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhiairport for return flight back home.