Uttarakhand Exploration Tour

10 D / 9 N 


About The Trip

Uttarakhand is a state in northern India that shares borders with the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh as well as the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China. Its northern regions are home to some of India's tallest peaks and it is located in the Himalayas. 

Discover the spectacular landscape of Uttarakhand, an Indian state in the north that is full of unspoiled, charming beauty just waiting to be discovered. Uttarakhand is a state blessed with a variety of flora and wildlife, from Landsowne to Jim Corbett and Mukteshwar. Visit hiking paths, trekking expeditions, special experiences, and mountain summits for breathtaking vistas. Explore the serene environment of Jim Corbett National Park as you navigate the tranquil waters of Naini Lake in Nainital. You will be in awe of Uttarakhand's captivating beauty. Visit the Beatles ashram, where the members of the well-known band found inspiration and where many of their songs were first written.

Join us on a 10-day adventure to Uttarakhand to see it like never before! Read the itinerary to know more!

 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Delhi to Rishikesh

Day 2: Exploring Rishikesh

Day 3: Sightseeing at Rishikesh

Day 4: Rishikesh to Joshimath

Day 5: Joshimath to Auli

Day 6: Joshimath to Kausani

Day 7: Drive from Kausani to Binsar

Day 8: Binsar Sightseeing

Day 9: Binsar to Delhi

Day 10: Reach Delhi to end the tour

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transportation in Tempo Traveler / AC Bus from Delhi to Delhi. 
  • Surface Transfer in Tempo Traveler / AC Bus for local sightseeing
  • Accommodations on sharing basis as per itinerary.
  • Meal Plan: MAPI (Breakfast+ Dinner, starting from Day 2 Dinner till Day 9 Breakfast)
  • Sightseeing as per the Itinerary.
  • Rafting and Cliff Jumping in Rishikesh
  • Rock climbing, Ziplining, Rappeling in Binsar. 
  • Ropeway tickets/Transport to Auli 
  • Complimentary 2+2 - Veg & Non-Veg Snacks for New Year Celebration.
  • Complimentary Cake for New Year Celebration.
  • Complimentary Cake for Christmas Celebration.
  • Music and Bonfire for Christmas and New Year Celebrations. 
  • The trip Captain will be present at all times during the tour.
  • Driver Allowances.
  • All necessary permits.
  • Toll Taxes and Parking Charges. 
  • Mechanical Support
  • First Aid Kits

Exclusions

  • 5% GST
  • Early check-in at the hotel.
  • Any additional expenses of personal nature.
  • Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delayed travel.
  • Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in Package Inclusions.
  • Any Airfare / Rail fare other than what is mentioned in “Inclusions” or any type of transportation.
  • Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.
  • Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the tour itinerary.

Detail Itinerary


Meals Not Included

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Distance: 250 Kilometers

Time: 6 Hours

 

The group members will meet at the pickup location at the designated time.

We will move toward Rishikesh after a brief orientation session led by the trip guide. As part of our trip, we would pass via Haridwar to get to Rishikesh

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

At 409 metres above sea level, Rishikesh is nestled between the Shivalik range and the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan Range. Rishikesh is located 240 kilometres from New Delhi,  and 25 kilometres from Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun. Rishikesh offers breathtaking views of hills covered in vegetation. Ganga and Chandrabhaga meet at Rishikesh as well. The big river Ganges herself, rushing quickly past the city, is Rishikesh's most magnificent draw. 

We will settle into our assigned destination in Rishikesh and have some free time thereafter. Following that, we'll go river rafting in the powerful Ganga's tides and participate in cliff jumping in Rishikesh.

We will celebrate the evening with some music, food, a bonfire, and other festivities. After dinner, spend the night in Rishikesh.

 



Breakfast, Lunch

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Many yogis, rishis, sages, and sannyasis have travelled to Rishikesh to practise yoga in this serene setting since ancient times, and this trend is still present now. Rishikesh has since gained a reputation as a sage's residence.

We'll leave for some local sightseeing after an early-morning meal and stop by the renowned Beatles Ashram. Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula are also on our itinerary. Additionally, we would indulge in café hopping and discover the variety of eateries Rishikesh has to offer. In the evening, we'll go to Triveni Ghat for Ganga Aarti. Stay in Rishikesh for the night.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Distance: 253 Kilometers

Time: 8 Hours

 

A town called Joshimath may be found in the Chamoli District in the state of Uttarakhand. Hindus hold this location in the highest regard, and it serves as a significant national centre for pilgrimage. Due to the abundance of temples and religious monuments, a large number of pilgrims and tourists may be seen in the region during the pilgrimage season.

We will depart from our accommodations in Rishikesh after an early-morning meal and go to Joshimath. The four confluences of the Ganga river, namely, Karnaprayag, Devprayag, Nand Prayag, and Rudraprayag, will be visible to us as we travel the Badrinath road on the way to Joshimath. As soon as we get to Joshimath, we will check into the predetermined hotel. We'll spend the night at Joshimath after having dinner.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Following an early-morning meal, we will travel to Auli, a Himalayan ski resort that is guarded by the Nanda Devi and Nar Parvat mountains. The Auli Cable Car, India's second-highest and longest ropeway after Gulmarg, offers a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. Winter activities like snowboarding, skiing and others are available for tourists to enjoy.

After that, we'll return to Joshimath and enjoy the remaining day at our leisure. Spend the night at Joshimath.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Distance: 180 Kilometers

Time: 5 Hours

 

Kausani is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, snow-capped mountains, foggy valleys, and pine woods. Mahatma Gandhi referred to this place as the "Switzerland of India" because of the abundance of attractions it offers visitors.

Following breakfast in the early morning, we will check out of our hotel in Joshimath and travel to Kausani, a charming little village in Uttarakhand's Bageshwar region. The picturesque surroundings and expansive vistas of Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Panchachuli, among other Himalayan Peaks, make Kausani famous.

We'll go to Kausani and check into the hotel we've chosen. It is encouraged for visitors to go on nature walks and spend time outdoors.

After dinner, spend the night in Kausani.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Distance: 73 Kilometers

Time: 3 Hours

 

One of the gorgeous spots in the Kumaon highlands is the tranquil and charming village, located at the height of 2,420 m. Due to its location, it provides breathtaking views of the beautiful Himalayan peaks including Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling, and Panchachuli. According to locals, Lord Shiva-dedicated Bineshwar Mahadev temple is where Binsar got its name.

We will leave our accommodation in Kausani after an early-morning breakfast and take a tour of the city's main attractions.

The local market would be explored, and we would go shopping for crafts. 208 hectares of land make up the Kausani Tea Estate, which will also be on our itinerary. After that, we'll proceed to Binsar. We will check into our campsite once we reach Binsar. After dinner, spend the night at Binsar.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

The magnificent mountain panorama from Zero Point in Binsar is its main draw. Bird watchers, environment enthusiasts, and landscape photographers would appreciate Binsar as a vacation destination. It is renowned for having a diverse mix of vegetation and animals.

We will go for a sightseeing trip after an early-morning meal, travelling via the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, home to more than 200 different types of animals. We'll also travel to Binsar Zero Point, which is in the Sanctuary's centre and gives a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the neighbouring Himalayan peaks.

We will return to our campground in the evening to celebrate the new year with a groovy DJ, tasty snacks, a campfire, and cake. After dinner, spend the night at Binsar.

 



Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle

Hotel


Details

Distance: 400 Kilometers

Time: 10 Hours

After an early breakfast, we'll check out of the hotel and partake in adventure pursuits in Binsar including rock climbing, ziplining, and rappelling. We'll then get to Delhi to make our way back.

 



Breakfast

Bus

Stay Not Included


Details

The group will split up and go their ways once they get to Delhi. We bid goodbyes with heavy hearts and cherish all the memories.

 


Policy and Terms

 

Intimation Period - Cancellation Fee

30 days or more - 10% of Invoice amount

29-15 days - 50% of the Invoice amount

0- 14 days - 100 % of the total invoice amount

 

*Intimation Period means the number of days before the tour is scheduled to start

 

**Cancellation Fee is the amount of money that will be deducted from the total billing amount before offering a refund.

NOTE:

Last-minute cancellations due to work, health issues, etc., any kind of emergencies will not be entertained and no refund or transfer shall be allowed for the same.

You can transfer your bookings to anyone who is willing to join the event to avoid loss of money!

The tickets once booked cannot be moved to any other dates.

We are not responsible for the cancellation of a trip due to flight cancellation, train cancellation or delay in flights.

 

FAQ's

The Uttarakhand Explorer Edition is a yearly excursion that is especially planned around the Christmas and New Year celebrations so that individuals who want to travel during the holiday season can do so worry-free. Christmas and New Year's parties with a DJ, bonfire, and good company are included in the 10-day trip.

Although Uttarakhand experiences good weather all year long, the best times to visit are generally said to be from March to April and from September to October.

September until the middle of April is the ideal time for river rafting. Avoid May and June since they have very strange temperatures that make it difficult to reclaim one's original character.

Yes, river rafting is not permitted for children under the age of 14 in Rishikesh.

Rishikesh is renowned for offering exhilarating white water rafting adventures. It also provides other adventurous activities, though. Rock climbing, cliff leaping, kayaking, bungee jumping, and flying fox are all enjoyable activities.

Although snowfall and weather conditions can affect skiing in Auli, the months of late November to mid-March are still ideal.

Snowfall is to be expected from December until mid-March.

A small town in Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district is called Kausani. Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Panchachuli are just a few of the majestic Himalayan Peaks that can be seen from here.

The town of Binsar is renowned for its verdant forests, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, and the famed Binsar Zero point, which provides a breathtaking 360-degree view of the neighbouring Himalayan ranges.

Wearing thermals and other winter clothes is highly recommended because the weather will be chilly.

Additional Information

How is the Trip /Trek Organised?

For the proper organization of Backpacking Trips and Himalayan treks, Plan the Unplanned team is associated with a local experienced team that’s registered with ATOAI (Adventure Tour Operators Association of India)

Moreover, we have been working with them for 10 years. Their highly skilled staff with 20+ years of experience, professional local guides and BMC certified trek leaders are the reasons for our continuing partnership with them. The team shall manage all operations, medical and mechanical backup starting from the base location.

Only when we have over 8 bookings from Bangalore, do we send our leaders from Bangalore.

Note: To properly utilize resources, a batch from PTU is clubbed with trekkers who originally book with the local team. This is how all trekking organizations manage their treks. An exclusive PTU batch is only formed when we have a majority of bookings ( over 8 and above ) from PTU

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