13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Haridwar
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Nainital
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Do your shopping at Chandni Chowk and People Tree. Humayun's Tomb and India Gate will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 18th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Akshardham, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, make a trip to Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi visit app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, then look for gifts at Cambridge Book Depot, then take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with A Prakash and Co.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

3
nights
Haridwar

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Get some historical perspective at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chandi Devi Temple and Pawan Dham. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haridwar: Rishikesh (River Rafting & Tubing, Spas & Wellness, & more). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Haridwar online day trip planner .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Sitabani Temple and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Jim Corbett National Park day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Haridwar to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Sitabani Temple ©
Sitabani Temple

1
night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): head outdoors with Wildrift Adventures, make a trip to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, and then tee off at Golf Ground Ranikhet.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ranikhet trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Ranikhet with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Outdoors Golf
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Golf Ground Ranikhet ©
Golf Ground Ranikhet
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Garhi, then make a trip to Lands End, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nainital trip planner.

Getting from Ranikhet to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hanuman Garhi
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

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