16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttarakhand route planner

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
3
Joshimath
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Almora
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Nainital
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: New Delhi


Learn more about your trip

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Get some cultural insight at Pawan Dham and Shri Vyas Ashram. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adhbut Temple and Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, go for a walk through Birla Ghat, make a trip to Sureshwari Devi Mandir, and admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Haridwar trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi to Haridwar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bharat Mata Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Pawan Dham ©
Pawan Dham
Shri Vyas Ashram ©
Shri Vyas Ashram
Saptarshi Ashram ©
Saptarshi Ashram

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Tue), get your game on at Corbett Cricket Ground.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Haridwar to Jim Corbett National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Corbett Cricket Ground ©
Corbett Cricket Ground

2
nights
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Visiting Gorson Bugyal and Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Auli Ski & Snowboard School and Tapovan Hot Springs. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Chenab Lake and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vridh Badri Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Joshimath travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jim Corbett National Park to Joshimath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Auli
Highlights from your plan
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Tapovan Hot Springs ©
Tapovan Hot Springs
Vridh Badri Temple ©
Vridh Badri Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Sumitranandan pant gallery, look and learn at Stargate Observatory, gain insight at Lakshmi Ashram, thensee the sky in a new way at Kausani Planetarium, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dandeshwar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple, thenrelax in the rural setting at Kausani Tea Estate, and finally revel in the low prices at Kausani Shawl Factory.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kausani trip planner.

You can drive from Joshimath to Kausani in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Almora.

Things to do in Kausani

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dandeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Baijnath Temple
Baijnath Temple
Dandeshwar Temple ©
Dandeshwar Temple

4
nights
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chitai Temple and Archaeological Museum Jageshwar. Step off the beaten path and head to Katarmal Surya Temple and Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Almora: Ranikhet (Ram Mandir & Golf Ground Ranikhet), Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary (in Binsar) and Mrityunjaya Temple (in Jageshwar). The adventure continues: stop by Kilmora Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow, make a trip to Nanda Devi Temple, and Head underground at Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Almora trip planner.

Drive from Kausani to Almora in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mukteshwar, Ranikhet, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Mrityunjaya Temple
Highlights from your plan
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Katarmal Surya Temple ©
Katarmal Surya Temple
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple and Hanuman Garhi. Visit Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha and Governor's House Raj Bhawan for their historical value. Take a break from Nainital with a short trip to Karkotaka Temple in Bhimtal, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalayan Center of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, steep yourself in history at Jama Masjid Mosque, and look and learn at Astronomical Observatory.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital holiday tool.

Getting from Almora to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bhimtal, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Naina Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple ©
Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
Hanuman Garhi ©
Hanuman Garhi

Similar Plans

25 days in Jim Corbett National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 35 days in Nainital BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in India BY A USER FROM KENYA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Mussoorie, Nainital & Jim Corbett National Park BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, teens, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: October, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in Nainital, Kausani & Jim Corbett National Park BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans