12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  5​h
1
Haridwar
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gangotri
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h 30​min
4
Jalna
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Pune

5
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Explore Haridwar's surroundings by going to Rishikesh (Parmath Niketan Temple, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Shri Badrinath Ji Temple (in Badrinath). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, make a trip to Birla Ghat, and admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Haridwar trip itinerary maker website .

Pune to Haridwar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Rishikesh, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Shankaracharya Samadhi, don't miss a visit to Shri Kedarnath, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Gangotri Glacier and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madmaheshwar Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kedarnath trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Haridwar to Kedarnath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gangotri Glacier
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gangotri Glacier ©
Gangotri Glacier
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
Gangotri

Gangotri ©
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kedar Taal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangotri Temple, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gauri Kund and Surya Kund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Surya Kund and then Head underground at Pandav Gufa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gangotri trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Gangotri. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Jalna.

Things to do in Gangotri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kedar Taal ©
Kedar Taal
Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple

1
night
Jalna

Jalna ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Masjid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Anandi Swami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ganesh Temple, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Moti Bagh. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matsyodari Devi Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jalna trip planner .

You can drive from Gangotri to Jalna in 36 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Jalna can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jalna

Historic Sites Parks
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Anandi Swami Temple ©
Anandi Swami Temple
Shri Ganesh Temple ©
Shri Ganesh Temple
Matsyodari Devi Temple ©
Matsyodari Devi Temple

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