Route & dates
5 days in Dehradun District Itinerary
Fly + taxi: 3h 15min
Mussoorie— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 15min
Rishikesh— 2 nights
taxi + Fly: 2h 30min
Queen of Hill Stations
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.Mussoorie is known for nature, parks, trails, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, make a trip to Lal Tibba, explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and trek along Camel's Back Road.
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mussoorie day trip planning website .
New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.
Things to do in Mussoorie
Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Rishikesh trip maker site .
Drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rishikesh
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