11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttarakhand vacation builder

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Taxi to Ahmedabad, Fly to Rishikesh
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Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nainital
— 1 night
Fly
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Mussoorie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dehradun
— 2 nights
Fly to Ahmedabad, Taxi to Bhuj

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Rishikesh

— 4 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh road trip website.

Bhuj to Rishikesh is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Nainital

— 1 night
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 (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Nainital in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Mussoorie

— 3 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Mussoorie is known for nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, hike along Camel's Back Road, pause for some serene contemplation at Kellogg Memorial Church, and walk around Company Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mussoorie holiday planner.

You can fly from Nainital to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Dehradun

— 2 nights

Doon City

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 24th (Sun): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir.

Make your Dehradun itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Dehradun takes 1.5 hours. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites · Tours · 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.