Road Trip from Lucknow to Nainital via Corbett

A road trip from Lucknow to Nainital would definitely enthrall anyone especially if it is during summer months. As the road distance between Lucknow and Nainital is almost 391 km and it takes around 8 hours to cover this journey it is better to start off early in the morning. Starting at 6 AM would definitely ensure travelers enjoy the pleasant climate and eye-captivating surroundings and at the same time, it is possible to take 2 short breaks and 1 short break in between.

Road Trip from Lucknow to Nainital

To enjoy Corbett National Park at its full swing, a night’s halt is suggested at Nainital. Read this article to know about road route from Lucknow to Nainital and then Nainital to Corbett National Park. According to your convenience, you can divide the journey into two phases so that you can enjoy these two exciting road trips at the fullest. 

Lucknow to Nainital by Road

The places that travelers will pass through during their road trip from Lucknow to Nainital are Sitapur, Lakhimpur and Haldwani. The journey will start when you will take southward direction on the M.G. Marg or Lucknow Road to head towards B.R. Ambedkar Marg. After about 300 m, you will take a left turn to get on to B.R. Ambedkar Road. After some time you will get the convergence of M.G. Marg and V.S Marg. While you continue driving on this road, you will pass by a medicine shop, that falls on the left of the road. Keep driving for 1.4 km and then you will get a crossing named Parivartan Chowk where you will have to take the 2nd exit to get on to University Road. Here you will pass by a Police Station situated on the right side of the road. After driving for about 2 km, you will get a roundabout where you will go straight to get Aliganj Mahabirji Mandir Marg. After taking a left turn after you reach Co Operative Bank, you will have to drive for another 700m. While driving, you will pass by an ATM of HDFC Bank. You will now take a left turn to get the Daliganj Crossing Road and get the office of Madhav Sabhaghar on the left side of the road. Drive for about 1 km and you will now turn right to get the Sitapur Road. While getting onto the Sitapur Road, you will pass by Bashin Inter College on the right side of the road.

Road Route from Lucknow to Nainital

After about 4 km you will take a right turn to get the National Highway 24A and you will now pass by the Government Ware House located at a distance of 2.3 km on the left side of the road. You will keep driving on this road and after about 67 km you will have to take a right turn to get the State Highway No. 30B. After about 3 km, you will now take a right turn you will get onto Sitapur Road and will keep traveling for near about 48 km. You will get Study Well Public School on the left side of the road at a distance of 4.3 km.

When you reach the roundabout, you will have o take the first exit to get onto the National Highway 730. You will get a petrol pump on the left. You will drive for about 32 km and when you reach at Bypass Chungi Bus Stop, you will take a left turn to keep driving on NH 730. You will get Nakshatra Petrol Pump on the right side of the road. After driving for about 63 km, you will take a right turn to get MDR 39C.

You will keep driving on MDR 39C Road for about 55 km and while doing so you will pass by a hospital named Gayatri Hospital located on the left of the road. Very soon you will get Khatima Chauraha where you will have to take 1st exit to get onto National Highway 125. You will keep driving on this road for another 26 km to get the Axis Bank ATM. Here you will take a slight right turn and keep driving for quite some time. When you reach Nariman Chowk, you will take a right turn to get onto National Highway 87.

To Nainital

You will get Mullah Kathgodam Police Station at this place. Before you start your journey from Kathdugam to Nainital, you must take a stop at Lalkuan. Here you must refresh yourself with some food and drinks such as tea, fruit juice or lassi. This will prepare you for the steep climbing which will start now. After driving for another 19 km, you will have to take a U-turn when you reach Bhowali : Sanitorium : Haldwani Road. Here you will get a Petrol Pump of Hindustan Petroleum on the right side of the road. You will have to drive for 15 km and you will reach your destination, Nainital.

Road Route from Nainital to Corbett National Park

After a night’s halt, it is time to start for Corbett Park. The distance between Nainital and Corbett is about 148 km and it takes around 3to 4 hours to cover this distance. On the National Highway 87, your journey will start when you head towards northeast to get the Mall Road. You will take a left turn when you reach Talital Up Dak Ghar. Here you will pass by Durgapur Eye Hospital at a distance of 1.5 km. After traveling a distance of 2 km from Talital Up Dak Ghar, you will remain on the Bada Bazar Road and get Bank of India on the right. Now it is time to take a left turn to get onto Nainital-Kaladungi Road. The Kaladungi Road is a curvy one but it is the main road that leads to Corbett Park. When you reach Nayan Villa on this road, you will get a petrol pump of Indian Oil Petrol Pump.

You will take a slight left turn after you travel for 1 km on this road. You will pass by Vienna Lodge at this place. After another 3 km, take slight right turn and keep driving on this load. Then after 2 hours or so you will take a sharp left turn and drive for 500 m. Then again you will have to take a left turn and keep driving for 2 km. Now it is time to take a right turn when you reach Devidhura Road and continue driving on the Nainital-Kaladungi Road.

Nainital to Corbett National Park

After another 22 km, you will reach Police Check Post and take a right turn to get onto Nainital Road. Now it is time to take a right turn and continue traveling for an hour. You will drive continuously to get Kosi Barrage and pass by the bridge that is located on the left side. You will get onto the Bypass Road and then take a left turn to get National Highway No. 121. Here you will pass by a Fuel Station. Now it is time to take lots of turns at very short distances. The first right turn is taken after 100m then a left turn is taken after 900m and then another left turn is taken after 300 m. Then one left turn, a right turn, again a left turn and three right turns are taken before taking a left turn. After taking this left turn you will continue driving for 500 m to take a right turn and get onto National Highway 74. You will get the Office of Sadhana News on the left side of the road. After you drive for 34 km on this road, you will again take a right turn, travel for 1 km and get the Dhampur Bypass. Now it is time to take a slight right turn to get Kalagarh Road.  After continuing on this Kalagarh Road for 13 km you will take a right turn and drive for another 8 km before you reach your final destination, the Corbett National Park.

Accommodations in Nainital

It is never advisable to head for Corbett Park the same day you reach Nainital after a long drive from Lucknow because it takes another 4 hours to reach Corbett from Nainital. So, take a night halt at Nainital to start early morning. Near the mosque that is located on the top of the lake, there is a parking lot for the vehicles of the Mall Road so you can keep your vehicle here by paying the nominal charges they ask for. Find here information about some accommodations in Nainital.

Accommodation in Nainital


Eurotel Parichay
Address:

Naukuchiayatal Bhimtal
Nainital
Phone: 05946 247 041, 05946 247 164

Hotel Metropole
Address:

Mallital
Nainital
Phone: 05942 236 343

Royal Hotel
Address:

Mallital
Nainital
Phone: 05942 236 007
Email Id:
royalnaini@gmail.com
Website: www.royalhotelnainital.com

The Lake Resort
Address:

Naukuchital
Nainital
Phone: 05942 247 183 / 05942 247 184

Accommodations in Corbett National Park

After taking little bit of rest and getting some refreshment, it is time to enjoy your wildlife watching at this National Park. You would definitely need a comfortable accommodation near Corbett Park so better get informed about the same. Never forget to book your accommodations well in advance in case you are planning your visit during the season time.

Accommodation in Jim Corbett

The Golden Tusk
Address:

Dhela
Corbett
Uttaranchal

The River view Retreat
Address:

Dhikuli,
Corbett
Uttaranchal

Ashoka’s Tiger Trail
Address:

Dhela
Corbett
Uttaranchal

Krishna Wilderness
Address:

Dhikuki
Ramnagar

The Solluna Resort
Address:

Jim Corbett National Park
Marchula
Uttarakhand

Places to Eat on the way from Lucknow to Nainital

The journey from Lucknow to Nainital being a long one, you would definitely need to take breaks in between. You can enjoy mouth-watering breakfast and lunch on the way to Nainital. Given below is the information about restaurants and eateries on the way. 

Restaurants in Nainital

Sparsh Hotel and Restaurant
Address:

Vaidehi Vatika
National Highway 24
Sitapur
Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 7080 801 504

Suraj Bhojan Bhandar
Address:

Sitapur Road
Bargadi
Bakshi ka Talab
Roodahi
Phone: 9793 162 658

The Naini Retreat
Address:

Ayarpetta Slopes
Mallital
Uttarakhand
Phone: 05942 235 105, 235 108

Gangu da Dhaba
Address:

Bera Pokhera
Uttarakhand

New Krazy Kitchen
Address:

L-40 Durga City Center
Nainital Road
Near MBPG College
Haldwani
Uttarakhand
Phone: 05946 284 672

Police Stations on the way from Lucknow to Nainital

Whether it is an accident or any other type of emergency situation, police is of great help for the people especially when you traveling. So, go through the details of police stations that you will get on the way from Lucknow to Nainital and also in between Nainital and Corbett.

Police Station Jhankaiya
Address:

MDR 39C
Jhankaiya Range
Uttarakhand

Biswan Police Station
Address:

SH 30B
Biswan
Phone: 05863 233 236

Police Chowki Mallitaal
Address:

Mall Road
Mallital
Nainital

Police Chowki Mullah Kathgodam
Address:

National Highway 87
Kathgodam
Haldwami

Police Station
Address:

Heera Nagar
Haldwani
Uttarakhand
Phone: 05946 220 052

Hospitals on the way from Lucknow to Nainital

While you are traveling from one place to the other, it is mandatory to know the details of certain emergency services and one such is about the healthcare centers during the journey.

Sai Hospital
Address:

Kaladhungi Road
Mukhani Chauraha
Heera Nagar
Haldwani
Uttarakhand
Phone: 9759 414 887

Gayatri Hospital
Address:

MDR 39C
Khetal Sandakham
Uttarakhand

Suneelam Nursing Home
Address:

MDR 39C
Khatima
Uttarakhand

B.D Pandey Hospital
Address:

Bara Bazar
Mall Road
Mallital
Nainital
Phone: 05942 235 012

G.B Pant Hospital
Address:

Tallital
Nainital
Phone: 05942 235 388

Ram Dutt Joshi Govt Combined Hospital
Address:

Ramnagar
Uttarakhand

Tourist Information Centers in Nainital

Whether it is the local sightseeing, hotel booking or any other information related to tourism, the best way to get information is from the Tourist offices.

Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam
Address:

Tourist Officer
Oak Park
Nainital
Phone: 05964 36029

An unforgettable and most cherished road trip ever!!!

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