11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

11 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Start: Pune
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ranikhet
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Ukhimath
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Naukuchiatal Lake, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bhimtal Island Aquarium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nainital visit planner.

Pune to Nainital is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Island Aquarium
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Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

2
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Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): play a few rounds at Golf Ground Ranikhet, take an in-depth tour of Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum, then make a trip to Jhula Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Mandir. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalika Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Binsar Mahadev Mandir.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ranikhet trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nainital to Ranikhet in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trip

Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum
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Binsar Mahadev Mandir ©
Binsar Mahadev Mandir
Golf Ground Ranikhet ©
Golf Ground Ranikhet
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Bheem Pul and then take in breathtaking views at Vasudhara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Badrinath day trip planner.

Drive from Ranikhet to Badrinath in 9 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ukhimath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
Ukhimath

Ukhimath ©
Nestled among green meadows and lofty Himalayan peaks, Ukhimath serves as a good base for exploring the region's many ancient temples.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the activities along Deoria Tal Lake and then make a trip to Chopta.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ukhimath online day trip planner.

Getting from Badrinath to Ukhimath by car takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Ukhimath

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Deoria Tal Lake
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Deoria Tal Lake ©
Deoria Tal Lake
Chopta ©
Chopta

1
night
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
On the 26th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum, look for gifts at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe, and then make a trip to Lansdowne.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lansdowne travel planning app.

You can drive from Ukhimath to Lansdowne in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Shopping Nightlife Museums
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Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe
Lansdowne ©
Lansdowne

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nights
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 27th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh, admire the sheer force of Patna Waterfalls, and then Head underground at Vashishta Gufa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivananda Ashram and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunjapuri Devi Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planner.

You can drive from Lansdowne to Rishikesh in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Patna Waterfalls
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Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh ©
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh
Patna Waterfalls ©
Patna Waterfalls

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