9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kausani
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital tour itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Nainital is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Almora.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasar Devi, then identify plant and animal life at Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitai Temple, and finally Head underground at Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Almora trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Almora takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Almora

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi

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.
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rudradhari Falls & Caves, then get some fabulous bargains at Kausani Shawl Factory, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kausani trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Almora to Kausani by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Kausani

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Kausani Shawl Factory ©
Kausani Shawl Factory

1
night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On the 29th (Wed), get great views at Sunset Points, then make a trip to Jhula Devi Temple, then get great views at Chaubatia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mankameshwar Temple.

Plan my day in Ranikhet using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kausani to Ranikhet by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Historic Sites
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Mankameshwar Temple ©
Mankameshwar Temple
Chaubatia ©
Chaubatia
Jhula Devi Temple ©
Jhula Devi Temple

1
night
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 30th (Thu), admire the engineering at Ramganga Dam and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jim Corbett National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ranikhet to Jim Corbett National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ramganga Dam
Highlights from your plan
Safaris

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, and then hike along Camel's Back Road. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Company Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Mussoorie sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Mussoorie with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road

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