6 days in Rishikesh, Haridwar & New Delhi Itinerary

6 days in Rishikesh, Haridwar & New Delhi Itinerary

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6 days in Rishikesh, Haridwar & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Haridwar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 25th (Fri), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tera Manzil Temple, and then take in the views from Lakshman Jhula. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivananda Ashram, browse the fresh offerings at Cooking Masala, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh road trip planner .

Pune to Rishikesh is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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River Rafting & Tubing
Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 27th (Sun), make a trip to Birla Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, and then make a trip to Lacchiwalla.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Haridwar trip planning tool .

Haridwar is just a short distance from Rishikesh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Haridwar

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Lacchiwalla
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Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Birla Ghat ©
Birla Ghat
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then make a trip to India Gate.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Haridwar to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Humayun's Tomb
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