8 days in Nainital District & Lucknow Itinerary

8 days in Nainital District & Lucknow Itinerary

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8 days in Nainital District & Lucknow Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Taxi:  10 h 30 min
1
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
3
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nainital: Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, stroll around Eco Cave Gardens, and get great views at Snow View Point.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nainital trip maker app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nainital is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to India Standard Time is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Kosi River, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Mandir Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jim Corbett National Park route planner .

Drive from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park in 3 hours. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

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

2
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 16th (Mon), take a stroll through Hazratganj, steep yourself in history at Rumi Darwaza, appreciate the history behind Bara Imambara, then see the interesting displays at The Residency, and finally walk around Dr. Ambedkar Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, stroll around Janeshwar Mishra Park, then admire the striking features of Chhota Imambara, and finally don't miss a visit to Chowk.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lucknow road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jim Corbett National Park to Lucknow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
The Residency ©
The Residency

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