28 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

28 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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28 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Mussoorie
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Lansdowne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Rudra Prayag
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Badrinath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Joshimath
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Almora
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Nainital
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
New Delhi

4
days
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Explore hidden gems such as Tapkeshwar Temple and Eco Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shedup Choepelling Temple, stop by Himalayan Weavers, and admire all the interesting features of Chetwoode Hall (Indian Military Academy).

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New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Eco Park
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Bhatta Falls ©
Bhatta Falls
Cloud's End ©
Cloud's End
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre

5
days
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kunjapuri Devi Temple and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Rishikesh's surroundings by going to Haridwar (Daksheshwar Mahadev & Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, and stop by Scorpion Handicrafts.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Haridwar, Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh ©
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh

2
days
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, don't miss a visit to Santoshi Mata Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Devi Temple, then steep yourself in history at Bhim Pakora, and finally see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

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You can drive from Rishikesh to Lansdowne in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rudra Prayag.

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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

2
days
Rudra Prayag

Rudra Prayag ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the activities along Deoria Tal Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koteshwar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhari Devi Mandir and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triyuginarayan Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rudra Prayag vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lansdowne to Rudra Prayag takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Rudra Prayag

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Dhari Devi Mandir
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Deoria Tal Lake ©
Deoria Tal Lake
Koteshwar Temple ©
Koteshwar Temple
Dhari Devi Mandir ©
Dhari Devi Mandir

3
days
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Flowers National Park and Brahma Kapal. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bheem Pul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund, and admire the sheer force of Vasudhara Falls.

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You can drive from Rudra Prayag to Badrinath in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls

2
days
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On the 23rd (Thu), head outdoors with Auli and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hemkund Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Nanda Devi National Park.

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You can drive from Badrinath to Joshimath in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Almora.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chamoli
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Nanda Devi National Park ©
Nanda Devi National Park
Auli ©
Auli
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib

4
days
Almora

Almora ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jageshwar Dham and Chitai Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Almora side-trips: Mrityunjaya Temple (in Jageshwar), Mukteshwar (Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow & Mukteshwar Dham) and Ranikhet (Chaubatia & Haidakhan Babaji Temple).

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Traveling by car from Joshimath to Almora takes 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Jageshwar Temple, Mrityunjaya Temple
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Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Jageshwar Dham ©
Jageshwar Dham
Zero Point ©
Zero Point

5
days
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Naukuchiatal Lake and Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat). Venture out of the city with trips to Sattal Lake (in Sattal) and Bhimtal Island Aquarium (in Bhimtal). There's much more to do: make a trip to Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, contemplate the waterfront views at Khurpa Taal, admire the landmark architecture of Nainital Governor's House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital itinerary builder.

You can drive from Almora to Nainital in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bhimtal, Naina Devi Temple, Sattal Lake, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) ©
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham

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