Uttarakhand Adventure Tour

7 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi - Rishikesh - Joshimath - Auli - Corbett - Delhi


Overview

Uttarakhand is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in India and equally blessed when it comes to opportunities to indulge in adventure activities. Our specially-designed Uttarakhand Adventure Tour allows the opportunity to explore the picturesque snow-capped mountains, lush valleys, swift rivers, blissful jungles, and more. The 8 days and 7 nights adventure tour package covers destinations like Rishikesh, Joshimath, Auli, and Jim Corbett National Park. Adventure enthusiasts can partake in activities like river rafting, wildlife safari, bird watching, cable car ride, trekking, skiing, and more.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Rishikesh including Laxman and Ram Jhulas
  • Wildlife safari at Rajaji National Park
  • Adventure activities in Rishikesh
  • Cable car ride from Joshimath to Auli
  • Skiing and trekking in Auli
  • Sightseeing in Joshimath including Shankaracharya Cave
  • Jeep safari inside the world-renowned Jim Corbett National Park

Itinerary

Day 1 - Delhi – Rishikesh (262 km/ 6-7 hrs.)

Your tour starts upon arrival at the Delhi Airport/Railway Station. Meet our tour representative and get an assisted transfer to Rishikesh, the first stop of the Uttarakhand adventure tour itinerary.

Nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas along the River Ganges, Rishikesh is a place of many charms. The 'Gateway to the Uttarakhand Himalayas', Rishikesh allures both peace seekers and adventure enthusiasts. It is believed to be the holiest city for Hindus in India. The global reputation of the 'Yoga Capital of the World' is also shared with the status of an adventure hub. It is home to several ashrams that offer Yoga and meditation sessions under expert guidance. It is the city of serenity, Sadhus, and more.

On your arrival in Rishikesh, check-in at the hotel. After relaxing for some time, embark on half-day sightseeing. During the Rishikesh tour, you will visit the popular landmarks of Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, iron suspension bridges over the River Ganges. These bridges are named after the mythological deities Ram and Laxman who are said to have visited the holy town in the ancient days to cleanse their sins.

In the evening, you can also attend Ganga Aarti. The spectacular ritual of worship of the holy River Ganges is conducted on the banks of the river. Soak-in the spiritual-feel and savor the lovely views at the Triveni Ghat.

Get back to the hotel for dinner, relaxing bonfire, and overnight stay.

Day 2 - Rishikesh

Start your day early with a calming yoga and meditation session. After getting rejuvenated with bliss, get ready for morning wildlife safari in Rajaji National Park. The wildlife sanctuary lying at the foothills of the Himalayas is blessed with animals such as elephants, tigers, panthers, spotted deer, Sambhar, wild boar, barking deer, goral, 2 species of bears, Himalayan black sloth, and more than 400 avifauna species. Embark upon a jeep safari and come across wildlife in their natural habitats.

Later, return to the hotel and enjoy a mouthwatering lunch. The rest of the day is scheduled for partaking in adventure activities such as river rafting, body surfing, rappelling, cliff jumps, rock climbing, jungle walks, trekking, and waterfalls. The scenic mountains, swift-flowing Ganga River with rapids, lush forests, etc. offer excellent opportunities for all these thrilling activities. In the evening at the hotel, enjoy tea with snacks followed by a barbecue dinner and campfire.

Overnight stay in Rishikesh.

Day 3 - Rishikesh – Joshimath – Auli (219 km- 6 hrs.)

On the third day of the Uttarakhand Adventure tour, leave by road for Auli. The beautiful town in the scenic mountains is an important skiing destination of India as well as a favored honeymoon getaway for couples.

On the way to Auli, admire the lovely views of nature and scenery from your car window. By afternoon, you will arrive in Joshimath. From Joshimath, board Asia's longest ropeway that will take you to Auli (Auli Bugyal). This 4 km long cable car offers panoramic views of the surrounding hills and thick oak forests.

On arrival at your resort, complete the check-in formalities, and relax. There are no plans for the day. Choose to treat your eyes to the unforgettable views of the sunset that goes down behind the Nanda Devi and other snow-clad peaks.

Thereafter enjoy music, bonfire, and dinner, followed by a restful stay at the resort.

Day 4 - Auli

Nestled amid snow-capped mountains of Uttarakhand, Auli lies at the altitude of 2519 m and 3050 m above the sea level. Blessed with breathtaking views, perennial snow, and skiing slopes that are ideal for both novices and trained skiing enthusiasts, Auli is an adventure hub with a touch of romance and bliss.

In the morning, enjoy learning the basics of skiing on the beautiful slopes of Auli. If you are experienced in skiing, you can give it a shot.

In the afternoon, get back to the resort for a mouthwatering lunch. After lunch, pay a visit to Auli Lake, an artificial water reservoir located amid the dense pine forests. During the trek, admire stunning views of Helang Valley. In the evening, enjoy beautiful sunset views, bonfire, and music.

Stay overnight at the resort.

Day 5 - Auli- Joshimath - Auli

On day 5 of your Uttarakhand tour, get ready sightseeing in and around Joshimath. The holy town of Joshimath is the winter seat of Lord Badrinath of the Badrinath Temple, one of the four points of the holy Chardham Yatra. During the winter months, the idol of Lord Badri is brought here from Badrinath, as the holy temple becomes inaccessible because of snow. Joshimath is one of the ancient four 'Mathas' (Monasteries) that were founded by Adi Shankaracharya.

In Joshimath, enjoy sightseeing. Start with a blessing at the Narasimha Temple, constructed around 1200 years old, dedicated to Lord Narasimha, the 4th incarnation of Lord Vishnu that is half-lion and half- man. Next, stop to visit the Shankaracharya Cave near Kalpavriksha, which is known to be a sacred cave where Adi Shankaracharya meditated during his stay here. Move on and visit Tapovan, famous for its hot sulfur water springs that have medicinal properties.

Later on, get aboard the ropeway to travel to Auli. Treat your eyes to lovely views. The evening is free of plans. At the resort, enjoy the pictorial view at sunset, relaxing by the bonfire with music for the company.

Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Day 6 - Auli – Corbett (345 km / 8 hrs.)

Start the day with a delicious breakfast. Today your Uttarakhand adventure tour will take you to the next adventure hub, the Corbett National Park. Get on the road and start your journey. The popular Tiger Reserve- Jim Corbett National Park was founded as Hailey National park in the year 1936 and is the oldest national park in India. The wildlife sanctuary is home to royal Bengal tigers, leopards, elephants, spotted deer, and an amazing population of avifauna species, over 650 types of birds.

By evening, you will arrive at the national park. Check-in at your wildlife resort. Relax for some time.

Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Day 7 - Corbett

Begin your day early, with a Jeep safari tour in the Jim Corbett National Park. Spot various species of deer including Barasinghas, barking deer, sambars, spotted deer and hog deer, sloth bears, otters, peacocks, Langurs, macaques, crocodiles, monitor lizards, jackals, wild boars, gharial and the elusive tigers and so on. Bird watching n Corbett is also an amazing experience as it is home to over 600 species of birds that include both resident and migratory bird species.

Later, get back to the resort for breakfast. Relax for time and then leave to visit Corbett falls. The scenic waterfalls are developed as a picnic spot for tourists. The waterfall lies surrounded by dense teak wood forest which enhances its natural beauty. The sound of the waterfall makes perfect melody with chippings of the birds and grants serenity to all its visitors.

Freshened by nature’s serenity, get back to the resort for a delightful lunch. After your meal, the rest of your day is at your own leisure. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings and facilities being offered at your resort.

Dinner and overnight stay in the resort.

Day 8 - Corbett - Delhi

The Uttarakhand tour reaches its end today. Post breakfast, drive back to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward journey with fond memories of Uttarakhand.


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