12 days in Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

12 days in Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

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Start: Nainital
1
Nainital
— 8 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
End: Nainital

8
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kids will enjoy Governor's House Raj Bhawan and Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Haidakhan Babaji Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Nainital side-trips: Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal), Ranikhet (Jhula Devi Temple, Chaubatia, &more) and Bhimtal (Bhimtal Island Aquarium & Bhimtal Lake). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak, admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nainital holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Nainital. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ranikhet, Bhimtal, Mukteshwar, Corbett Falls, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak
Hanuman Garhi ©
Hanuman Garhi

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surkhanda Devi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, and finally revel in the low prices at A Prakash and Co. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Company Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then look for gifts at Hamers, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie online trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nainital to Mussoorie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Surkhanda Devi Temple
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Surkhanda Devi Temple ©
Surkhanda Devi Temple
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls

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