9 days in Nainital, Lansdowne & Chamoli District Itinerary

9 days in Nainital, Lansdowne & Chamoli District Itinerary

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9 days in Nainital, Lansdowne & Chamoli District Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Goddess Naina Devi and Mukteshwar MahadevTemple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham and Hanuman Garhi. Change things up with these side-trips from Nainital: Jim Corbett National Park (Corbett Falls & Garjiya Devi Temple) and Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo, walk around Eco Cave Gardens, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, and take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary planning tool .

New Delhi to Nainital is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jim Corbett National Park, Bhimtal
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Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake

1
night
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bhulla Tal Lake. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, then get great views at Tip-in-Top Point, and finally examine the collection at Darwan Singh Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lansdowne trip planner.

You can drive from Nainital to Lansdowne in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife
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Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple
Tip In Top Point ©
Tip In Top Point
Bhulla Tal Lake ©
Bhulla Tal Lake

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahma Kapal, then don't miss a visit to Bheem Pul, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Badrinath trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Lansdowne to Badrinath by car takes about 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund

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