6 days in Nainital & Dehradun Itinerary

6 days in Nainital & Dehradun Itinerary

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6 days in Nainital & Dehradun Itinerary

Dehradun
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Dehradun

2
days
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then admire the landmark architecture of Nainital Governor's House, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Tibetan Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Hanuman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nainital trip maker app .

Dehradun to Nainital is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanuman Garhi, Hanuman Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

4
days
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gurudwara Paonta Sahib and Chetwoode Hall (Indian Military Academy). Step out of Dehradun to go to Badrinath and see Badrinath Temple, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Forest Research Institute, stroll through MDDA Park, admire the landmark architecture of Clock Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mindrolling Monastery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dehradun road trip planning site .

Drive from Nainital to Dehradun in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Gurudwara Paonta Sahib, Badrinath Temple
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Mindrolling Monastery ©
Mindrolling Monastery
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Gurudwara Paonta Sahib ©
Gurudwara Paonta Sahib

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