10 days in Nainital, Ranikhet & Jim Corbett National Park Itinerary

10 days in Nainital, Ranikhet & Jim Corbett National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Nainital, Ranikhet & Jim Corbett National Park Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ranikhet
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Hanuman Garhi. Change things up with these side-trips from Nainital: Nathuakhan (in Ramgarh) and Bhowali (Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple & Kainchi Ashram). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Governor's House Raj Bhawan, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, make a trip to Naina Devi Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nainital day trip planner .

Mumbai to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bhowali, Naina Devi Temple, Nathuakhan, Hanuman Garhi
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Hanuman Garhi ©
Hanuman Garhi

4
nights
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Step off the beaten path and head to Katarmal Surya Temple and Binsar Mahadev Mandir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ranikhet: Kausani (Stargate Observatory, Kausani Planetarium, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum, get great views at Chaubatia, and play a few rounds at Golf Ground Ranikhet.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ranikhet road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Ranikhet takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kausani, Almora
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Kausani Planetarium ©
Kausani Planetarium
Katarmal Surya Temple ©
Katarmal Surya Temple
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
You've now added Corbett Tiger Reserve to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Corbett Tiger Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jim Corbett National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ranikhet to Jim Corbett National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Tours Wildlife Nature
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple
Corbett Tiger Reserve ©
Corbett Tiger Reserve

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