16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  5​h
1
Mussoorie
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Joshimath
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
8
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
9
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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hours
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kempty Falls, Gun Hill and Mussoorie Heritage Centre. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Mussoorie Heritage Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then explore the world behind art at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie road trip planning app .

Mumbai to Mussoorie is an approximately 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 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Highlights from your plan
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Mussoorie Heritage Centre ©
Mussoorie Heritage Centre

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nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
You've now added Nag Tibba to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Nag Tibba, Head underground at Vashishta Gufa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kunjapuri Devi Temple, and finally pick up some local products at Cooking Masala. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Scorpion Handicrafts, then browse the different shops at Shiv Gauri Pashmina World, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh trip maker site .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chandi Devi Temple, Nag Tibba
Highlights from your plan
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple
Nag Tibba ©
Nag Tibba

1
night
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum, then learn about all things military at Garhwali Mess, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lansdowne online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Lansdowne in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Museums Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe

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night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 25th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Vasudhara Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Saraswati River, make a trip to Bheem Pul, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahma Kapal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Badrinath online route planner .

Getting from Lansdowne to Badrinath by car takes about 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
Highlights from your plan
Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath, then take in the natural beauty of Tapovan Hot Springs, then get outside with Auli, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Joshimath vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Badrinath to Joshimath in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Almora.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chamoli, Gorson Bugyal
Highlights from your plan
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitai Temple, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Jageshwar, then don't miss a visit to Jageshwar Dham, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bright End Corner. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Katarmal Surya Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Almora travel planning website .

Drive from Joshimath to Almora in 8.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Katarmal Surya Temple ©
Katarmal Surya Temple

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 31st (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak and then identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Almora to Nainital takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. On the 1st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaurikund Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madmaheshwar Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kedarnath trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Nainital to Kedarnath with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gaurikund Temple ©
Gaurikund Temple
Madmaheshwar Temple ©
Madmaheshwar Temple

3
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Himalaya Shelter. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir, don't miss a visit to Maldevta, Picknic Spot, Dehradun, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Military Academy, then explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ram Tal Horticultural Garden. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Rai Darbar, then see the interesting displays at Subir Raha Oil Museum, then explore and take pictures at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, and finally get in touch with nature with Himalaya Shelter.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Dehradun. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Maldevta, Picknic Spot, Dehradun
Highlights from your plan
Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Himalaya Shelter ©
Himalaya Shelter
Subir Raha Oil Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum

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