10 days in Haridwar, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

10 days in Haridwar, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

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10 days in Haridwar, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

Start: Haridwar
1
Haridwar
— 4 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 45​min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Haridwar

4
nights
Haridwar

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Get out of town with these interesting Haridwar side-trips: Rishikesh (Lakshman Jhula, River Rafting & Tubing, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat, and identify plant and animal life at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar travel route planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Haridwar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Rishikesh
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Spas

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santura Devi Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then stop by Hamers, and finally walk around Company Garden. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then hike along Camel's Back Road, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Haridwar to Mussoorie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

3
nights
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 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, then walk around Eco Cave Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Nainital trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Nainital takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Naina Devi Temple, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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