7 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

7 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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7 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
New Delhi

2
days
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls and then stroll through Company Garden. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, make a trip to Lal Tibba, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie planner .

New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trip

Pacific Mall
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall

4
days
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Har ki Pauri and Triveni Ghat. Change things up with these side-trips from Rishikesh: Haridwar (Mansa Devi Temple, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, & more) and Badrinath Temple (in Badrinath). There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tera Manzil Temple, look for gifts at Cooking Masala, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Haridwar, Badrinath Temple
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Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at High Altitude Zoo.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Nainital in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

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