12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Haridwar
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h
3
Mussoorie
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Lucknow

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rajaji Retreat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the views from Ram Jhula, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shiv Gauri Pashmina World.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh travel planner.

Lucknow to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Rajaji Retreat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula
The Beatles Ashram ©
The Beatles Ashram

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Rajaji National park/Tiger Reserve Safari, take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Haridwar vacation site .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

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

4
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Head to Himalayan Weavers and A Prakash and Cofor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Kempty Falls and Camel's Back Road. Get out of town with these interesting Mussoorie side-trips: Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani (in Malsi) and Dehradun (Shiv Mandir, Subir Raha Oil Museum, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill, make a trip to Lal Tibba, and walk around Company Garden.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mussoorie online holiday planner .

Getting from Haridwar to Mussoorie by combination of bus and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Dehradun, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Jim Corbett National Park and Safaris. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Kosi River, make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, and admire the engineering at Ramganga Dam.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Jim Corbett National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mussoorie to Jim Corbett National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jim Corbett National Park, Ramganga Dam
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Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park
Safaris
Kosi River ©
Kosi River

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