12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
3
Badrinath
— 2 nights
4
Nainital
— 3 nights

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mussoorie: Shiv Mandir (in Dehradun) and Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani (in Malsi). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, explore the striking landscape at The Camel Rock, make a trip to Lal Tibba, and take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie visit planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mussoorie is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shiv Mandir, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Har ki Pauri). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge, and contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planner.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
On the 30th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Saraswati River. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Ganesh Gufa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Badrinath trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Badrinath in 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nainital: Bhimtal (Bhimtal Lake & Bhimtal Island Aquarium) and Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo, and get great views at Snow View Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nainital road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Nainital takes 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

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