10 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

10 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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10 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Surat
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
4
Nainital
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Surat

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Mahasu Devta Mandir. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Himalayan Weavers, then admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, then head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dehradun driving holiday planner .

Surat to Dehradun is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Mussoorie
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SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

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

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 27th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Bheem Pul and then explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Badrinath day trip site .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Badrinath takes 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
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 29th (Tue): explore the activities along Nainital Lake, steep yourself in history at Managir Village, and then see human ingenuity at work at Kalagadh Dam. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karkotaka Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Naina Devi Temple, then stop by The Pahari Store, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nainital day trip planner .

Getting from Badrinath to Nainital by car takes about 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Karkotaka Temple, Naina Devi Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Naina Devi Temple ©
Naina Devi Temple

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