12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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Kanpur
— 1 day
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Nainital
— 1 night
3
Ranikhet
— 1 night
4
Kedarnath
— 1 day
5
Haridwar
— 2 nights
6
Rishikesh
— 4 nights

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Kanpur

Kanpur ©
Kanpur is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Kanpur Sangrahalaya (Kanpur Museum) and then examine the collection at Kamla Retreat.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kanpur trip itinerary maker website.

Lucknow to Kanpur is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lucknow in May since evenings lows in Kanpur dip to 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Kanpur

Museums
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Kamla Retreat ©
Kamla Retreat
Kanpur Sangrahalaya (Kanpur Museum) ©
Kanpur Sangrahalaya (Kanpur Museum)

1
night
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 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Research Centre and Fundraiser Cafe. On your second day here, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and then identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kanpur to Nainital with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

1
night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Mandir, look for all kinds of wild species at Tarikhet Village Nature, then take an in-depth tour of Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Ground Ranikhet.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ranikhet road trip website.

You can drive from Nainital to Ranikhet in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum ©
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum
Golf Ground Ranikhet ©
Golf Ground Ranikhet

1
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Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. On the 29th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaurikund Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kedarnath trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ranikhet to Kedarnath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gaurikund Temple ©
Gaurikund Temple

2
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Haridwar

Haridwar ©

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Popular historic sites such as Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre and Gun Hill. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat, and identify plant and animal life at Swami Vivekanand Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Haridwar trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Kedarnath to Haridwar with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

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nights
Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Subir Raha Oil Museum and Mussoorie Heritage Centre. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Rajaji National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Mussoorie (Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve & Kasmanda Palace) and Forest Research Institute Museum (in Dehradun). It doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Satya Sai Ghaat.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh road trip planner.

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Spas
River Rafting & Tubing
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve

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