8 days in Jim Corbett National Park, Kausani & Nainital Itinerary

8 days in Jim Corbett National Park, Kausani & Nainital Itinerary

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8 days in Jim Corbett National Park, Kausani & Nainital Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  12​h 30​min
1
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kausani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nainital
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, then don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple, and then explore the activities along Kosi River. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Sitabani Temple and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park trip itinerary app .

Pune to Jim Corbett National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Safaris
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

1
night
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 6th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Kausani Tea Estate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rudradhari Falls & Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory, then steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram, then explore the world behind art at Sumitranandan pant gallery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Kasauni Tea Estate.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kausani visit app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jim Corbett National Park to Kausani. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kasauni Tea Estate
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Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Kausani Planetarium ©
Kausani Planetarium
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Explore hidden gems such as Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Hanuman Garhi Temple. Goddess Naina Devi and Hanuman Garhi will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Nainital with an excursion to Bhimtal Lake in Bhimtal--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Astronomical Observatory, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalayan Center of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital day trip planner.

Getting from Kausani to Nainital by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Bhimtal
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Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Hanuman Garhi ©
Hanuman Garhi
Hanuman Garhi Temple ©
Hanuman Garhi Temple

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