10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dehradun
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 26th (Sat), learn the tricks of the trade with Gourmet Desire, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, contemplate the long history of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and then stop by KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporium.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
You've now added The Mall road to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then look for gifts at Himalayan Weavers, and then trek along Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at The Mall road, trek along Camel's Back Road, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill.

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Getting from New Delhi to Mussoorie by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road

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nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
You've now added Himalaya Shelter to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): trek along with Himalaya Shelter, explore the activities along Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Sahastradhara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then browse the different shops at Pacific Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dehradun trip planner .

Getting from Mussoorie to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Sahastradhara ©
Sahastradhara
Himalaya Shelter ©
Himalaya Shelter
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, then walk around Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Haridwar trip builder website .

Take a bus from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev

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nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalpeshwar Temple, steep yourself in history at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh tour builder tool .

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Kalpeshwar Temple, Triveni Ghat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Spas

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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 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital sightseeing website .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Nainital in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

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