9 days in Nainital, Jim Corbett National Park & Rishikesh Itinerary

9 days in Nainital, Jim Corbett National Park & Rishikesh Itinerary

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9 days in Nainital, Jim Corbett National Park & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
train + taxi:  24​h
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
train:  33​h
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, look for gifts at The Pahari Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo, take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital travel route planning tool .

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 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corbett Tiger Reserve as well as Tigers in Corbett. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get outside with Corbett Tiger Reserve. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with Tigers in Corbett.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Tigers in Corbett ©
Tigers in Corbett
Corbett Tiger Reserve ©
Corbett Tiger Reserve

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adrenaline & Extreme Tours as well as River Rafting & Tubing. On the 30th (Mon), push the limits with an extreme tour. On the next day, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Jim Corbett National Park to Rishikesh takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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