10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h
1
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Dehradun
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Nainital
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 1st (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, take an in-depth tour of Mussoorie Heritage Centre, then stop by Himalayan Weavers, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at A Prakash and Co, and finally learn more about the world around you at Kasmanda Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip planner .

New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Museums Spas Nature
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SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Kasmanda Palace ©
Kasmanda Palace

4
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tibetan Buddhist Temple and Subir Raha Oil Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shiv Gauri Pashmina World and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dehradun: Triveni Ghat (in Ujjain), Rishikesh (Triveni Ghat, Spas, & more) and Kunjapuri Temple (in Narendranagar). It doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple.

Discover how to plan a Dehradun trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat, Tapkeshwar Temple, Kunjapuri Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adhbut Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Haridwar online trip builder .

Drive from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

2
nights
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 (Thu), look for gifts at The Pahari Store, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar MahadevTemple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital day trip planning site .

You can drive from Haridwar to Nainital in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hanuman Garhi
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Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple ©
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

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