10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Kausani
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Joshimath
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Haridwar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
7
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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1
night
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 7th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, stop by The Pahari Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital trip maker .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Nainital is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens

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night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, head outdoors with Wildrift Adventures, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Mandir.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ranikhet driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nainital to Ranikhet takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Almora.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

1
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Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Nanda Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi, and then don't miss a visit to Jageshwar Dham.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Almora tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Ranikhet to Almora by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kausani.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites
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Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi
Jageshwar Dham ©
Jageshwar Dham
Nanda Devi Temple ©
Nanda Devi Temple

1
night
Kausani

Kausani ©
The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): experience rural life at Kausani Tea Estate, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple, then look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudrahari Mahadev Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kausani trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Almora to Kausani by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Kausani Planetarium ©
Kausani Planetarium

1
day
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hit the slopes at Auli Ski & Snowboard School, explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vridh Badri Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Joshimath trip planner .

You can drive from Kausani to Joshimath in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Auli
Highlights from your plan
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Vridh Badri Temple ©
Vridh Badri Temple

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): go for a walk through Birla Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Haridwar trip maker .

Getting from Joshimath to Haridwar by car takes about 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Dehradun.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then gain insight at Forest Research Institute, and then gain insight at Indian Military Academy.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Dehradun trip planner .

You can take a bus from Haridwar to Dehradun in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

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night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip planner.

Drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
A Prakash and Co ©
A Prakash and Co

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