Dear Guests, if you are planning to visit Uttarakhand for the first time, there is no better option than the Uttarakhand Golden Triangle Tour – covering Nainital, Jim Corbett and Ranikhet. Uttarakhand Tour package is the most popular tourist circuit in Hill Stations of India. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Uttarakhand’s three most popular destinations – Nainital, Jim Corbett and Ranikhet. Experience the beauty of these popular tourist destinations and enjoy the traditions of heritage home stays. The magical Golden Triangle known as Uttarakhand tour Packages is one of the country’s most popular tourist circuits for North India Hill Station tour.
Touring this circuit gives the visitor an idea of wildlife of Jim Corbett, the stunning snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas with beautiful landscapes including charming lakes at Uttarakhand that can be witnessed from this magical tour to Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand Triangle attracts both domestic and international tourists in large numbers. One of the main reasons for its popularity among the tourists is that it gives a slight mountains and lake views including wildlife of North India.
Best time to visit Uttarakhand Golden Triangle Tour
The Uttarakhand Triangle Tour can be visited throughout the year. During Summer season one can relax from hot temperature and stay in beautiful resorts near nature, at the time of winters tourist can enjoy snowfall in Nainital and Ranikhet area. One can enjoy the jungle safari in Jim Corbett during their tour to Uttarakhand. This time the landscapes also get ornamented with the flowering season, making the trip delightful and a memorable one.
Major attractions at Nainital
Located at an altitude of 1,938mts above sea level, Nainital derives its name from Naini Lake, a prominent tourist spot of Nainital. Nainital is positioned in the Kumaon region and is popularly known as the Lake District of India. Nainital is a famous tourist destination of India, attracting hundreds of both domestic and foreign tourists every year. It brightens as a glittering jewel in the Himalayan Mountains and is enclosed with lakes and nature’s bounty. Some of the significant places in the district of Nainital are Haldwani, Kaladhungi, Ramnagar, Bhowali, Ramgarh, Mukteshwar, Bhimtal, Sattal and Naukuchiatal.
The Naina Devi temple is an essential place of worship in Nainital. Situated atop the Naina hill, it attracts lots of devotees each year. Placed on Ayarpatta hill at 2292 m, Dorothy’s seat is dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Kellet. After her death in a plane crash, her husband built a memorial for her at this place. Best stay option for holiday package for Nainital is two BHK Cottage near to Ayarpata hill with modern facilities available. As her favorite spot, the hill spot was chosen and stonework was built here, hence the name ‘Dorothy’s Seat’. Located at an altitude of 2270 m, one can reach here by foot or take an option of the rope way. From the top one can see the breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains and can also visit the small temple dedicated to Dev Mundi. The Governor’s House (Raj Bhavan) :-Built for the Governor of North West Province, currently it’s the residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand and also serves as a guesthouse to state guests.
Nainital Zoo:-One km from the bus stand, the zoo stands at an altitude of 2100 m and is a favourite destination among tourists. Some animals the zoo contain are the Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Siberian Tiger, Palm Civet Cat, Silver Pheasants, Rose-ringed Parakeet and many other Himalayan birds.
Jim Corbett National Park has gained popularity due to the extensive work was done by the famous conservationist and writer Jim Corbett. Established in 1936, the national park has been named after its founder, Jim Corbett. Once known as the Hailey National Park, this popular reserve has the distinction of being the first to be awarded the status and the title of a national park. With the help and support from World Wildlife Fund, the park came under the aegis of Project Tiger in 1973. Spread over an area of about 520 sq. Km, out of which 330 sq. Km forms the core area; the park supports mixed deciduous and Sal forests, and Savannah grasslands.
Owing to its location in the Himalayan low lands, many water bodies flow through the park, supporting the diverse vegetation. The park is an abode to 580 bird species, 50 mammalian species and 25 reptile species. Apart from some nocturnal and diurnal species, the park is also home to various species of deer and wild boars. However, a centre of attraction of the park is its tiger population. At the park, tourists can view leopards, jungle cats and many other animals.
Ranikhet Tourist Place
Jhula Devi Temple & Ram Mandir
The Jhula Devi temple was constructed during the 8th centaury AD. The shrine is counted among the oldest temples of Uttarakhand state as well. The dome is about 7-kilo meters away from Ranikhet.
Nanda Devi Mela
The Nanda Devi Temple is the place where Nanda Devi Mela happens. The Nanda Devi Mela has remained the essence of the cultural significance in the region. The main reason behind this meal is to give honour to the Goddess, Nanda Devi and Sunanda Devi.
The Mankameshwar shrine was existed in the year 1987 by Indian Army’s Kumaon Regimental Centre. There are three deities in this shrine are Ma Kalika, Lord Shiva and Radha-Krishna.
From the main area of Ranikhet, there is Chaubatia Orchard just 10 kilometres away. The Chaubatia Orchard is equipped with at least 200 varieties of fruits and flowers. Those who take an interest in enjoying flora and fauna, they must visit this sits.
Update and Kalika
Update and Kalika destination are very popular for its magnificent snow-covered mountains of Himalayan. Update and is situated at a distance of 5-kilo meter from Ranikhet. At this area, there is an Army Golf Course which very interesting for Golf lovers.
Distance to travel Uttarakahand Tour Package!!
The Golden Triangle circuit tour covers a distance of about 900 km, from Delhi with the three legs roughly equidistant from each other at around 60 to 75 km. By road from Delhi, it will be around four to six hours’ drive from one point. Nowadays, a drive between Delhi and Nainital has become even more comfortable because of quality Express Highway coming up, shortening the journey to one-and-a-half hours. The Indian Railways also touches nearby location like Kathgodam ( Nainital) and Ram Nagar (Jim Corbett). AC/non-AC coaches, hired cars, and luxury cars can be availed for the trip. Good and easy accessibility from one point to the other ensures a comfortable tour, which also adds to the escalating popularity of the circuit. The journey usually starts and ends at Delhi, as the city is very well connected to other parts of the country, as also internationally.
How many days required to explore Uttarakhand tour Packages?
After reaching Delhi, six to seven days time is good enough to enjoy a compact tour to Uttarakhand, holiday packages for Nainital in keeping two days each for the three destinations (Corbett, Nainital, Ranikhet) and a spare day, according to your choice.