12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Mussoorie
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yamunotri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gangotri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
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New Delhi

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.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jantar Mantar. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll through Akshardham, and steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi journey planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Bring the kids along to Kempty Falls and Lal Tibba. Explore Mussoorie's surroundings by going to Dhanaulti (Eco Park & Surkhanda Devi Temple). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, stop by Hamers, stroll through Company Garden, and get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yamunotri.

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Dhanaulti
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Surkhanda Devi Temple ©
Surkhanda Devi Temple
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

1
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Yamunotri

Yamunotri ©
On the 24th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Surya Kund, then don't miss a visit to Divya Shila, then hike along Hanuman Chatti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yamunotri Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yamunotri trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Mussoorie to Yamunotri in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Yamunotri

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Surya Kund
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Yamunotri Temple ©
Yamunotri Temple

1
night
Gangotri

Gangotri ©
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kedar Taal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangotri Temple, then Head underground at Pandav Gufa, and finally admire the sheer force of Gauri Kund and Surya Kund.

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You can drive from Yamunotri to Gangotri in 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kedarnath.

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Kedar Taal ©
Kedar Taal
Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple

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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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaurikund Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, then appreciate the history behind Shankaracharya Samadhi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kedarnath Mandir.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kedarnath sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Gangotri to Kedarnath with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

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Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
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Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

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Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, then take in breathtaking views at Vasudhara Falls, and then contemplate the long history of Bheem Pul.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badrinath

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Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls

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