12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Nainital
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Bengaluru

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 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lal Tibba, get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally stroll around Company Garden.

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Bengaluru to Mussoorie is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santala Devi Temple. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Mahasu Devta Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mindrolling Monastery, then deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dehradun trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Santala Devi Temple ©
Santala Devi Temple

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore Rishikesh's surroundings by going to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, & more). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivananda Ashram, take in the views from Ram Jhula, and admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh day trip app .

Getting from Dehradun to Rishikesh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Haridwar, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Spas

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Explore Nainital's surroundings by going to Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal) and Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple (in Bhowali). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, look for gifts at The Pahari Store, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar MahadevTemple.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nainital tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Naina Devi Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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