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

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  12​h
Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Nainital
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
day
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 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Rudradhari Falls & Caves, then admire the natural beauty at Kausani Tea Estate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kausani day trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kausani is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Ranikhet.

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#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Kausani Tea Estate ©
Kausani Tea Estate

1
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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 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, make a trip to Jhula Devi Temple, then tee off at Golf Ground Ranikhet, and finally get great views at Chaubatia.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ranikhet trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kausani to Ranikhet takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Ranikhet

#Golf, #Outdoors
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Golf Ground Ranikhet ©
Golf Ground Ranikhet
Chaubatia ©
Chaubatia
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

3
days
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Attractions like High Altitude Zoo and Bhimtal Lake make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Bhimtal Island Aquarium in Bhimtal (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, head outdoors with Wildrift Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point.

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Getting from Ranikhet to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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

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