Himalaya Elements Experience
10 Days from $2,129
per person (twin share)
Discover the Holy City and Connect...Relax in the Wilderness of the foothills...Be Inspired by the breathtaking Himalayas...
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
- Lao Tzu
And so your journey begins as soon as you step off the plane and onto Indian soil. Your life will never be the same again. Imagine starting your journey knowing that you are in for the most life changing experience of your entire life!
One promise we will make, is that after this journey ends, you know you will be back for more. A land so great, so enticing, so vibrant and so different is about to change you forever.
And it starts in the Himalayas…
Delhi…. Alive, chaotic, in your face, yet kind, humble and full of life...
Haridwar….Holy men, holy cities, the ganges, colour, rituals, the gateway to God…
Corbett Tiger Reserve…..Tigers, elephants, safaris, one with nature...
Vanghat Lodge….seclusion, time for me, oneness with nature, amazing food, mystery…
Nandadevi Estate….heaven in the Himalayas, warmth, luxury, heritage, local experiences…
Nainital…..jewel, love, eyes of the Himalayas, pearl shaped lake of wonder…
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meet and greet at airport. Transfer to hotel.
Delhi is the capital of India, and it`s also the travel hub of northern India. Discover the inner peace of a city rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep with history and totally addictive to epicureans.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi/Haridwar (200 kms / 5-6 Hrs)
Morning breakfast. After breakfast proceed to Haridwar.
Arrive Haridwar and check into Hotel.
Later proceed to Evening arti by the river.
Overnight at Hotel..
Day 03: Haridwar
Day on your own to relax or walk in the myriads of by lanes, experience life by the river and merge with the spirituality of this religious town.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Haridwar / Corbett (100 kms / 4 hours)
Rest of the morning at leisure.
Later proceed to Corbett.
Arrive Corbett around Lunch and check into Resort.
Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India. The park—named after the hunter-turned-conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—was established in 1936. It is a heaven for the adventure seekers and wildlife adventure lovers alike. Corbett National Park is India's first national park which comprises 520.8 km. area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grass lands and large lake.
Evening Elephant ride in the surrounding forest and Riverside to observe the flora and fauna of the area.
Overnight at Resort.
Photo credit: Upjeet Singh
Day 05: Corbett
Early morning Game drive in the National Park.
Back to Resort for breakfast.
After lunch depart for second Game drive in the National Park.
Overnight at Resort.
Day 06: Corbett (Vanghat)
Later proceed to Vanghat and check in.
Walk in the surrounding forest and Riverside to observe the flora and fauna of the area.
Back to hotel.
Overnight at Vanghat.
Phot credit: Nandadevi estate
Day 07: Corbett (Vanghat)
Spend the day relaxing amidst wilderness or doing a hike in the forest around.
You can also visit Ringora where a community owned local produce shop called Harela is run by the woman of the village along with a beautiful homestay. Vulture conservation work may be observed as a colony of these Globally Threatened species is here.
Overnight at Vanghat
Day 08: Corbett / Nanda Devi
Morning breakfast proceed to Nanda Devi Estate inside the Binsar Wild Life Sanctuary.
Set at 7500 feet in the heart of Binsar Sanctuary, Nandadevi provides a unique Himalayan experience, where the awe inspiring peaks in an unbroken chain of 500 kms can be contemplated up close. The wild beauty of virgin Himalayan oak and rhododendron forests surrounding the estate urge you to connect with nature, explore its secrets, and return to time and again.
Nandadevi is an exclusive heritage estate, for people with a love of the Himalayas and nature, and a willingness to experience the good farm life with organic vegetable gardens, fruits, crops and a dairy farm, poultry and horses.
Nature Trek at the Binsar Sanctuary.
Overnight at Homestay
Day 09: Nanda Devi
A range of activities like hikes and birdwatching in the Sanctuary, camping, horse riding, mountain biking, and day treks inside the Sanctuary as well as visits to nearby places of interest like Jageshwar, Almora and the Panchachuli Women's Cooperative or the visits to village homes can be arranged. However, the breathtaking surroundings and the luxuries of old world comforts and home grown, home cooked food may make it hard for you to move out!
Overnight at Homestay
Day 10: Nanda Devi / Nainital (200 kms / 4-5 Hrs)
Rest of the morning at leisure. Later proceed to Nainital.
Nainital, also known as the lake city and lake district of Uttarankahd, is located around the Naini Lake. This place is named after the Goddess Naini Devi, the presiding idol of the area. It is situated at a height of 1,938 mts. Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains.
Overnight at Naini Retreat.
Day 11: Nainital / Delhi / Onwards (220 kms / 6 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to International airport to board flight back to your destination.
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- Exclusive pre departure gift valued at $100.
- Exclusive gift on arrival made by local community exclusive to Mantra Wild supporting conservation.
- Accommodation in all the hotels on twin sharing.
- Daily breakfast.
- All meals during your stay in Corbett.
- All meals at Vanghat Lodge.
- All meals at Nanda Devi estate.
- All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Service tax wherever applicable.
- All transfers to or from hotels, airport, railway station, sight seeing city tours, drives by air conditioned car with basic English speaking driver.
- Road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
- 2 Jungle safaris in jeep / canter with naturalist in Corbett.
- Elephant ride (subject to availability) in Corbett.
- Breathtaking memories of a lifetime.
- All camera fees.
- Tips & Gratuities & personal expenses
- Visa Fees & Airport tax or Airport improvement fees
- Travel Insurance
- All Expenses other than mentioned in What Price Includes.
Package (3 star hotel in Delhi only)
Package (4-5 star hotel in Delhi)
*Cost per person
|From $2,129 AUD||From $2,199|
|Single Supplement||From $779 AUD||From $849|
Prices subject to exchange rate fluctuation and may change at time of booking.
*Twin share pricing is based on couples/ group size of 2-8 persons travelling together. We can organise small groups for wellness Practitioners if desired.