14 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

14 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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14 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Nainital
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Jim Corbett National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Kausani
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, then snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rishikesh driving holiday planning tool .

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Rajaji Retreat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas & Wellness
Rajaji Retreat ©
Rajaji Retreat

1
day
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 12th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital trip 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

1
night
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal, then get outside with Auli, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joshimath.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Joshimath trip planner .

Drive from Nainital to Joshimath in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamoli, Gorson Bugyal
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Tapovan Hot Springs ©
Tapovan Hot Springs

3
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Sahastradhara, then explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then admire all the interesting features of Forest Research Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mindrolling Monastery, then meet the residents at Dehradun Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Clock Tower.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dehradun online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Joshimath to Dehradun takes 9.5 hours. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Mandir Temple, make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple, and then explore the activities along Kosi River. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sitabani Temple and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jim Corbett National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dehradun to Jim Corbett National Park. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ramganga Dam
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Safaris
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

3
nights
Kausani

Kausani ©
The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory, steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram, then admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Gwaldam Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bagnath Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kausani Tea Estate.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kausani travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Kausani. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gwaldam Lake, Bagnath Temple
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Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Stargate Observatory ©
Stargate Observatory

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