12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at High Altitude Zoo, then admire the landmark architecture of Nainital Governor's House, and then explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

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Mumbai to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Almora.

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
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 18th (Mon), Head underground at Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter, contemplate the long history of Dwarahat Village, and then identify plant and animal life at Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Almora holiday planner.

Getting from Nainital to Almora by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Almora

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Dwarahat Village ©
Dwarahat Village

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Popular historic sites such as Shri Badrinath Ji Temple and Bheem Pul are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib and Valley of Flowers National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Badrinath trip app .

Getting from Almora to Badrinath by car takes about 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley of Flowers National Park, Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib
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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

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then stroll through Camel's Back Road, then stroll through The Camel Rock, and finally admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti, then look for gifts at Hamers, then make a trip to Lal Tibba, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mussoorie trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Badrinath to Mussoorie in 11.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Visit Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Triveni Ghat for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Rishikesh: Haridwar (Gau Ghat & Har ki Pauri). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, browse the fresh offerings at Cooking Masala, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple.

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Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Rishikesh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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