11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple and Hanuman Garhi will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Nainital Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nainital: Chocohouse Chocolatiers (in Mukteshwar) and Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak, and tour the pleasant surroundings at High Altitude Zoo.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nainital day trip tool .

Bengaluru to Nainital is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naukuchiatal Lake, Hanuman Garhi, Chocohouse Chocolatiers
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Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple ©
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham

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 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Gurukul Kangri University, then make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, then don't miss a visit to Sureshwari Devi Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Haridwar day trip planning tool .

Getting from Nainital to Haridwar by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

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
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 23rd (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh online travel planner .

Rishikesh is just a short distance from Haridwar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dehradun journey planner .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Dehradun in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple, then hike along Camel's Back Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mussoorie Christ Church. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, delve into the lush surroundings at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mussoorie online trip planner .

Getting from Dehradun to Mussoorie by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls

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