For travel between Wed, 01 Oct 2014 and Tue, 31 Mar 2015
2 Night Nainital , 2 Night Ranikhet
What is included
Morning drive to Nainital is a town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and is nestled in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. Situated at an altitude of 1,938 meters (6,358 feet) above sea level, Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road.
Post breakfast you will be driven to serene Nainital. The favourite hill station of Kumaon, Nainital sees horde of families and honeymooners each year during peak seasons. Its placid Naini Lake, pretty temples, busy bazaars and the stunning Himalayan peaks at a distance makes gorgeous panorama. The sightseeing tour of Nainital will take you to numerous famed destinations starting from a visit to the Mall which is the point of confluence of Mallital and Tallital, the view here is splendid. Pick your boat at the Boat House Club next and go boating on the crystal clear waters of Naini Lake. You can also enjoy yatching on the lake in case you have a thorough knowledge of the sailing techniques. Running the same length of Naini Lake, Thandi Sadak is a long promenade lined with sentinel oaks, pines and deodars. The thicket on the sides of the road create a dense shelter so much so that the road remains cool for it remains untouched by the sunrays and hence the road was christened Thandi Sadak (meaning cold road). Drive past the road and later for those perfect views of the valley take the cable car ride to the hill top in Nainital. Rest of the day will be free for shopping spree and don?t forget to bag a couple of famous candles from the region.
The drive starts from Delhi to take you to Ranikhet. Rolling green hills and the distant views of Himalayas tucked in the background with a distinct old-school military atmosphere, Ranikhet is all that inspires and soothes the onlooker?s eyes. As you walk through the town you come across English trees lined systematically, busy bazaars selling cute curios and some peaceful lanes perfect for long nature walks. At 6000 feet, it is a serene and peaceful hill station foreshadowed by conifer forests and surrounded by snow clad Himalayan ranges. Ranikhet also offers golfing at the 9 hole Army Course besides being known for the orchards of Chaubatia and Jhoola Devi Temple. Enjoy the day at leisure.
After breakfast the day is free to explore the beauty of the place. Dwarahat is a holy place located about 7 kms from Ranikhet. It is located amidst a beautiful valley. The Ramganga River that flows through Dwarahat is famous for its cluster of 55 temples of the Katyuni period. This is one of the places where Katyuni Kings ruled in the ancient period.
Morning after breakfast set on a 7 hours long drive to Delhi. On arrival you will be transferred to airport/railway station for your journey back home.
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