11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Surat
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Mussoorie
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kausani
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nainital
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Surat

4
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mussoorie: Tibetan Buddhist Temple (in Dehradun), Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani (in Malsi) and Haridwar (Chandi Devi Temple, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, hike along Camel's Back Road, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie tour planner .

Surat to Mussoorie is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Haridwar, Himalayan Weavers, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple, explore the activities along Kosi River, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Jim Corbett National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Jim Corbett National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jim Corbett National Park
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple
Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Rudradhari Falls & Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, then steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kausani Tea Estate.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kausani trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Kausani with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple

1
night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, get outside with Wildrift Adventures, then steep yourself in history at Tarikhet, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Mandir.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ranikhet travel route planner.

You can drive from Kausani to Ranikhet in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tarikhet
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Tarikhet ©
Tarikhet
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

2
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 8th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, and finally get great views at Snow View Point. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital online vacation planner .

You can drive from Ranikhet to Nainital in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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