6 days in Kausani, Ranikhet & Nainital Itinerary

6 days in Kausani, Ranikhet & Nainital Itinerary

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6 days in Kausani, Ranikhet & Nainital Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  9​h 45​min
Kausani
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Nainital
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Lucknow

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Kausani

Kausani ©
The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, then admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves, then steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kausani trip site .

Lucknow to Kausani is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ranikhet.

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Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple

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Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get great views at Sunset Points, don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, then get great views at Chaubatia, then don't miss a visit to Jhula Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mankameshwar Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ranikhet route maker .

You can drive from Kausani to Ranikhet in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Nainital.

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Mankameshwar Temple ©
Mankameshwar Temple
Chaubatia ©
Chaubatia
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

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nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Family-friendly places like High Altitude Zoo and Goddess Naina Devi will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Nainital side-trips: Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, take in the views from Suspension Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Ranikhet to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

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Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Lake
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High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

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