Kumaon Hills Tour
Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Destination Covered: Delhi – Almora – Binsar – Bageshwar – Ranikhet – Kausani – Delhi
Charming Kumaon Hills Tour is planned to let you feel the chilling mountain air, view snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas in the backdrop, scenic lakes, divine temples, wildlife sanctuaries, and lovely small villages.
Popularly known as the Dev Bhoomi, the major places of tourist attraction are the cities of Almora, Binsar, Bageshwar, Almora, Ranikhet and Kausani. This magnificent tour is not only about exploring beautiful palaces but also enjoy the adventure of trekking and mountaineering. Opt for this tour to break the monotony of a routine life.
Note: That this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
- Enjoy the nature walk and trekking at Binsar
- Visit to anashkati ashram and tea estate, Kausani
- Visit to Bagnath Temple and enjoy green valley in Bageshwar
- Excursion to Deer Park
- Enjoy charming sunset view from Bright End Corner, Almora
- Tour to Jageshwar temple, Kalimtah, and Chital temple in Almora
- Visit to Jhula Devi temple and Mankameshwar temple, Ranikhet
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
In the morning after reaching Delhi airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. In the evening, take a leisurely walk to explore the pulsating nightlife of Delhi. Later return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi – Almora
Next morning after breakfast, leave for Almora by surface. On reaching Almora, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Almora the picturesque mountain resort lies in the peaceful atmosphere bordered by Kumaon Mountains of the Himalayas. After taking rest for sometime embark on a sightseeing tour of Almora.
The major tourist attractions of Almora include Chitai Temple, Bright End Corner and Kasar Devi temple. In the evening enjoy shopping extravagance at the Lal Bazaar. The place is famous for Rabbit wool cloths which are made out of the wool of a special breed of Rabbit.
The decorative items, brass items and other kind of metal utensils are quite popular among the visitors. Retire for the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Almora
Following morning post breakfast, set off to explore the beautiful Katarmal Sun Temple. It is the second important sun temple in the country after the Konark Sun Temple in Orissa.
This 800-year-old temple complex though amidst ruins, it still stands as a major point of attraction in the region and many devotees visit here to offer prayer to the Sun God.
The majestic architecture style of the temple leaves its visitors spellbound for its beauty. In the evening visit the Deer Park, rich in natural beauty, the park is surrounded by lush greenery with clusters of pine trees making it a suitable habitat for various species of wildlife. After the visit return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Almora – Binsar
Post breakfast, move out for an excursion to Binsar. Located 30 Kms away from Almora at a height of 2412mts above sea level it offers an ultimate view of the Himalayas. The 300 Km wide panorama provides for breathtaking peaks of Chaukhamba, Nandadevu, Kedarnath, Trishul, Nandakot and Panchchuli.
As you reach Binsar, check-in at one of our listed hotels of Binsar. After resting and relaxing for a while move out for a guided tour of Binsar. The major tourist attractions of Binsar include Bineshwar temple, Zero Point and the Golu Devata temple. Spend the evening at leisure. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Almora – Bageshwar
After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to Bageshwar situated at a distance of 90 Km from Almora. Located at the confluence of Saryu and Gomti Rivers the town is known for its ancient temples. Upon reaching Bageshwar, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels.
After taking some rest, embark to visit Bagnath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is situated in the heart of the city and a lot of devotees visit the temple during the occasion of Mahashivratri.
The other temples to visit while being at Bageshwar include Bhairav Temple, Durga Temple, Datatrey Maharaj,Hanuman Temple, Ganga Mai Temple and the Kalikka Temple. After the temple tour return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Almora – Ranikhet
In the morning after enjoying a sumptuous breakfast, hit the roads to reach Ranikhet. As you reach Ranikhet, check-in at one of our listed accommodations. The major tourist attractions of Ranikhet include Haidakhan temple, Jhula Devi temple and Mankameshwar temple.
Later in the day visit the 9-hole Golf Course, the second largest golf course of India. Later return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Ranikhet
Today the day is reserved for visit exploring the nearby areas of Ranikhet. Visit Dwarahat, a small town noted for its historical and archeological importance. Visit the Shakti temple and the Naithna Devi Temple.
The valley of Dwarahat is picturesque and is a major draw for tourists. Also visit the small town of Kalika which is famous amongst the visitors to the Kalika temple and Golf Course.
Enjoy a picnic excursion at the Sheetalkhet, full of fruit orchards situated between Almora and Ranikhet. After the visit return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: Ranikhet – Kausani
Post breakfast leave for Kausani, located to the northwest of Almora. Renowned as the Switzerland of India, Kausani is a scenic splendor having less 300 inhabitants.
The cool and pleasant ambience of this unspoiled and serene location makes it a much sought holiday destination for environmentalists and the nature lovers. On reaching Kausani, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Before proceeding to a sightseeing tour of Kausani rest for a while in the cozy comforts of its room.
The major hotspots of the place include a visit to Kasauni Tea Estate, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery, Anashakti Ashram, Lakshmi Ashram, Rudradhari Falls and Caves. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Kausani
After breakfast, move out for a half day sightseeing of Kausani. It is a peaceful place with a great view of the Himalayas. Visit the Kot Brahmari temple, located at the top of a mount enclosed by a fort.
The unique feature of this temple is that the main deity, Goddess Bhramari is facing north and devotees offer prayers from the south direction of the temple. After visiting the temple, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Kausani – Delhi
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Kausani airport to board a flight to Delhi. On reaching Delhi, transfer to hotel for wash and change. Spend the day at leisure. In the evening after enjoying a sumptuous dinner transfer to Delhi airport to board a connecting flight for onward destination.