16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dehradun
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Kedarnath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Kausani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Jim Corbett National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Indore

1
day
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 6th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then explore the activities along Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sahastradhara.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dehradun trip itinerary builder app .

Indore to Dehradun is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dehradun District
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Sahastradhara ©
Sahastradhara
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Lal Tibba, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Camel Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Company Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Camel's Back Road and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mussoorie using our trip planner.

Drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Kedarnath.

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
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madmaheshwar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaurikund Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Shankaracharya Samadhi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kedarnath Mandir.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Kedarnath road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Mussoorie to Kedarnath with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

#Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gaurikund Temple ©
Gaurikund Temple
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bheem Pul, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Kapal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Badrinath trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Badrinath

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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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

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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 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath and then get outside with Auli.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Joshimath trip planner.

You can drive from Badrinath to Joshimath in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Joshimath

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chamoli
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Auli ©
Auli
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

1
night
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 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram, then admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rudrahari Mahadev Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kausani visit planner.

You can drive from Joshimath to Kausani in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Kausani

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then explore the striking landscape at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), then take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Snow View Point, admire the engineering at Victoria Dam, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bhimtal Island Aquarium, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital route maker site .

You can drive from Kausani to Nainital in 3.5 hours. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bhimtal
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

3
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jim Corbett National Park online itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park. On the 19th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Ramganga Dam
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