The tour includes visit - Holy temple, hill stations, ropeway, bungee jumping, trekking, lakes, mountains and skiing sessions and so on. Haridwar, Rishikesh and Auli are three popular destinations of Auli. If you opt for an Offbeat Uttarakhand tour, which will expand in the duration of 7 nights and 8 days which will offer you a chance to visit other lesser-known but quite amazing destinations along with these three. You will cover the attractions of Binsar, Munsiyari, Patal Bhuwaneshwar, Bhimtal as well as Mukteshwar.
Day 1 - Dehradun - Haridwar - Rishikesh
After your arrival at the Dehradun railway station or airport or at the Haridwar Railway Station, you will begin your road journey to Rishikesh and check -in at one of the many eco-friendly resorts. Take rest for some time. Afterwards, leave for sightseeing where you are going to cover Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula and the other popular temples and Ashrams. You can also explore the wildlife at Rajaji National Park, home to a large elephant population. Dinner around bonfire and overnight in a hotel.
Day 2 - Rishikesh - Auli (245 kms)
Have your breakfast and leave for Auli, on the way enjoying the beauty. On arriving at Joshimath, you are going to get on- board on the longest as well as highest ropeway of Asia that will connect you to Auli. Check into at the hotel, after you reach there. Watch the fabulous sunset. Dinner around bonfire and overnight stay.
Day 3 - Auli
Relish your breakfast and leave for Skiing session, if you want to. Afterwards, you will enjoy a trekking session along with a local guide up to the Lake Valentine, which is nestled the dense pine forest. You have a striking view of Helang Valley. Dinner around bonfire. Night stay at the hotel.
Day 4 - Auli - Binsar
Have your breakfast and leave for sightseeing of Joshimath. Carry a packed lunch. You are going to visit attractions such as Narsimha Temple, Tapovan Temple, Shankracharya cave and Hot Sulphur Water Springs. After reaching Binsar, check into a resort and have lunch. Spend the rest of the day in doing leisure activities, relax, take a stroll around or enjoy the calm surroundings. Overnight stay.
Day 5 - Binsar - Munsiyari (196 kms)
Leave for Munsiyari, post breakfast. Check into the resort upon arrival. Settle down and proceed towards the base point for visiting Milam and Ralam Glaciers. These two glaciers are well-known all around the world amongst the trekking enthusiast, in the form of a high altitude trekking track. Observe the amazing sunset here. Stay overnight.
Day 6 - Munsiyari - Patal Bhuwaneshwar (119 kms)
After relishing your breakfast, hit the road to continue towards Patal Bhuwaneshwar. This place is popular stone carvings of man Gods and Goddesses. You will reach the temple after passing through a cave which is narrow and tunnel shaped that makes way to several other small caves. Dinner and night stay.
Day 7 - Patal Bhuwaneshwar - Bhimtal (172 kms) OR Mukhteswar (145 kms)
In the morning, proceed towards Bhimtal. On reaching, visit Ghorakhal, a spot offering an amazing view of the surrounding. Next visits will be to Naukuchiatal that is well-known for having 9 corners and Sattal, meaning 7 lakes. After reaching, check-in at the resort.
On day 7, you can also proceed for Mukteswar, the highest Spot in Kumaon. On the way, you will drive past Ramgarh, known as 'Fruit bowl of Kumaon and Bhowali, popular as the biggest fruit market. On reaching, check-in at the resort. Later, you will visit the Shiva temple, also known as Mukteshwar Dham, a 350-year old temple. Dinner and night halt.
Day 8 - Bhimtal - Mukhteswar - Haridwar - Dehradun
After relishing your breakfast, begin your backward journey for departing to your home destination.