8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Haridwar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Pune

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Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gau Ghat, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Haridwar day trip tool .

Pune to Haridwar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Haridwar

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Birla Ghat ©
Birla Ghat

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 22nd (Sat), stroll through Company Garden, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then make a trip to Lal Tibba, and finally don't miss a visit to SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Camel's Back Road, steep yourself in history at Gun Hill, and then take some stellar pictures from Cloud's End.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mussoorie sightseeing planner.

Getting from Haridwar to Mussoorie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

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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 24th (Mon), take in the views from Lakshman Jhula and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Rishikesh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Adventure, #Tours, #Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then meet the residents at High Altitude Zoo, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Tibetan Market. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) and then admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Nature, #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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Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Kosi River.

Plan a trip to Jim Corbett National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River

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