12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  8​h
1
Mukteshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Gangotri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Yamunotri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar ©
On your second day here, make a trip to Hanuman Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Naukuchiatal Lake, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bhimtal Island Aquarium, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Mukteshwar road trip planner .

New Delhi to Mukteshwar is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Mukteshwar

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal
Highlights from your plan
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake
Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Chauli Ki Jali ©
Chauli Ki Jali

2
nights
Kausani

Kausani ©
The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): experience rural life at Kasauni Tea Estate, explore and take pictures at Lakshmi Ashram, explore the world behind art at Sumitranandan pant gallery, revel in the low prices at Kausani Shawl Factory, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kausani Tea Estate, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory, then contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram, then admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kausani using our trip planner.

Drive from Mukteshwar to Kausani in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kasauni Tea Estate
Highlights from your plan
Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Stargate Observatory ©
Stargate Observatory

1
night
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 (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Bheem Pul, explore the activities along Vasudhara Falls, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Badrinath day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kausani to Badrinath takes 8.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

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 31st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at Shankaracharya Samadhi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kedarnath online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Badrinath to Kedarnath. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

1
night
Gangotri

Gangotri ©
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 1st (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Pandav Gufa, admire the sheer force of Gauri Kund and Surya Kund, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangotri Temple, and finally explore the activities along Kedar Taal.

Make your Gangotri itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kedarnath to Gangotri. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yamunotri.

Things to do in Gangotri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kedar Taal ©
Kedar Taal
Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple

1
night
Yamunotri

Yamunotri ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to Divya Shila, then admire the sheer force of Surya Kund, then hike along Hanuman Chatti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yamunotri Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yamunotri attractions site .

Getting from Gangotri to Yamunotri by car takes about 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Yamunotri

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yamunotri Temple ©
Yamunotri Temple

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Company Garden, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, stroll through Camel's Back Road, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Municipal Garden.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie holiday planner.

You can drive from Yamunotri to Mussoorie in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

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