11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Rishikesh
— 1 day
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Dehradun
— 2 nights
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Chakrata
— 1 night
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Mussoorie
— 1 night
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Dhanaulti
— 1 night
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Auli
— 1 night
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Kausani
— 1 night
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Almora
— 1 night
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Nainital
— 1 night
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Rishikesh

— 1 day

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunjapuri Devi Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip maker website.

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites

Dehradun

— 2 nights

Doon City

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
You've now added The Brew Factory to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), explore the activities along Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Brew Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mindrolling Monastery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dehradun tour builder site.

Drive from Rishikesh to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chakrata.

Things to do in Dehradun

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

Chakrata

— 1 night
Chakrata is a cantonment town in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.It is between the Tons and Yamuna rivers, at an elevation of 7000–7250 feet, 98 km from state capital, Dehradun; it was originally a cantonment of the British Indian Army. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Tiger Fall -Chakrata, then identify plant and animal life at Moila Top, and then get outside with Chilmiri Neck.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chakrata journey site.

Getting from Dehradun to Chakrata by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Chakrata

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Mussoorie

— 1 night

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Happy Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shedup Choepelling Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie vacation builder website.

You can drive from Chakrata to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dhanaulti.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Dhanaulti

— 1 night
The hill station of Dhanaulti offers innumerable breathtaking lookout points within eyeshot of the Himalayas, which makes it a great spot to admire the famous mountain range from a comfortable distance.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): walk around Eco Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dhanaulti trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dhanaulti in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Auli.

Things to do in Dhanaulti

Parks
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Auli

— 1 night
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal, and then head outdoors with Auli. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhavishya Badri.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Auli trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dhanaulti to Auli in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kausani.

Things to do in Auli

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kausani

— 1 night

Switzerland of India

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 15th (Sat): gain insight at Lakshmi Ashram, then look and learn at Stargate Observatory, then contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram, and finally look and learn at Kausani Planetarium.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kausani itinerary planning website.

Getting from Auli to Kausani by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Almora.

Things to do in Kausani

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Almora

— 1 night
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasar Devi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitai Golu Devta Temple, then steep yourself in history at Dwarahat Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Nanda Devi Temple.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Almora online attractions planner.

Drive from Kausani to Almora in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites

Nainital

— 1 night
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the activities along Nainital Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nainital trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Almora to Nainital takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Uttarakhand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Land of Gods
Called the "Land of Gods" thanks to its many temples and notable pilgrimage sites, Uttarakhand appeals to tourists interested in taking a spiritual journey through an awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. A comprehensive Uttarakhand tour encompasses everything from colonial-era hill stations and thriving cities, to protected wildlife areas and holiday towns with every amenity under the sun. Many come to discover the dramatic mountainous terrain dotted with sacred lakes and rivers--featuring prominently in the great epics "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana--while others take a trip to Uttarakhand for a chance to spot snow leopards and Bengal tigers.