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
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Kedarnath
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Pune


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2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, make a trip to Birla Ghat, and look for all kinds of wild species at Swami Vivekanand Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Haridwar sightseeing planner .

Pune to Haridwar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Triveni Ghat and The Beatles Ashram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Rishikesh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

1
day
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 28th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Shankaracharya Samadhi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir, and then take in the pleasant sights at Shri Kedarnath.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kedarnath trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rishikesh to Kedarnath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Bheem Pul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Kapal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Badrinath trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund

2
nights
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Pari Mahal and Jama Masjid Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Dal Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazratbal.

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Traveling by car from Badrinath to Srinagar takes 29 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Srinagar sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal
Hazratbal ©
Hazratbal

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