11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karkotaka Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sattal Christian Ashram. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar MahadevTemple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Naina Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nainital trip builder website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nainital is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Nainital. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Naina Devi Temple, Karkotaka Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple ©
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Shri Badrinath Ji Temple and Brahma Kapal are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hemkund Sahib and Mata Murti Temple. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Valley of Flowers National Park. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Bheem Pul and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Badrinath road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Badrinath takes 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Flowers National Park, Hemkund Sahib
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. On the 16th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Madmaheshwar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kedarnath Mandir.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kedarnath day trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Badrinath to Kedarnath with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Popular historic sites such as Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Adhbut Temple are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Har ki Pauri and Triveni Ghat. Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Chandi Devi Temple & Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Rishikesh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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