12 days in North India Itinerary

12 days in North India Itinerary

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New Delhi
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Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mussoorie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Auli
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dehradun
— 1 night
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New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to India Gate and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online visit planner.

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect New Delhi to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 18°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites

Nainital

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Wed): get to know the resident critters 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 contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Nainital in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Jim Corbett National Park

— 1 night
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at A One Spa services in Jim Corbett and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Jim Corbett National Park vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

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: explore the world behind art at SOHAM Himalayan Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, Landour, take an in-depth tour of Mussoorie Heritage Centre, and stroll around Company Garden.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mussoorie trip planner.

You can drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Mussoorie in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Auli.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Auli

— 2 nights
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tapovan Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nanda Devi National Park.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Auli trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Auli takes 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Auli

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dehradun

— 1 night

Doon City

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): gain insight at Forest Research Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dehradun sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Auli to Dehradun in 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip