11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
2
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
5
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Kausani
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
7
Nainital
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
End: New Delhi

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nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Great India Place and Hauz Khas Village. Your inner history buff will appreciate Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Get out of town with these interesting New Delhi side-trips: DLF Mall Of India (in Noida) and Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). It doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk and stop by LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 14th (Tue), head outdoors with Sky Ride - Mussoorie Adventure Park, get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then look for gifts at Himalayan Weavers, and finally browse the range of quality goods at A Prakash and Co.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mussoorie visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Mussoorie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Himalayan Weavers ©
Himalayan Weavers

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Omkarananda Ashram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh online trip maker .

Drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Spas

1
night
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 17th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pawan Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Haridwar trip itinerary tool .

Haridwar is just a short distance from Rishikesh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Pawan Dham ©
Pawan Dham

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jim Corbett National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Haridwar to Jim Corbett National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garjiya Devi Temple
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Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple
Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Durga Mandir Temple ©
Durga Mandir Temple

1
day
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 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, look and learn at Stargate Observatory, then admire the natural beauty at Kausani Tea Estate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kausani trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Kausani. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Kausani

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

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nights
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 20th (Mon): explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then stop by The Pahari Store, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple.

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Getting from Kausani to Nainital by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Naina Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

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