16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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16 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lansdowne
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Gangotri
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Badrinath
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Nainital
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mindrolling Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Darbar Temple.

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

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dehradun is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Mussoorie
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Mindrolling Monastery ©
Mindrolling Monastery
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then browse for treasures at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe, then don't miss a visit to Lansdowne, and finally see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, don't miss a visit to Santoshi Mata Temple, then explore the activities along Bhulla Tal Lake, then contemplate the long history of Bhim Pakora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Devi Temple.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lansdowne trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Lansdowne takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping
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Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
day
Gangotri

Gangotri ©
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Gauri Kund and Surya Kund, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangotri Temple, and then explore the activities along Surya Kund.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gangotri driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lansdowne to Gangotri takes 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Gangotri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple

1
night
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 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madmaheshwar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaurikund Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kedarnath trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gangotri to Kedarnath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gaurikund Temple ©
Gaurikund Temple
Madmaheshwar Temple ©
Madmaheshwar Temple

3
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tapt Kund and Hemkund Sahib. Get some cultural insight at Bheem Pul and Mata Murti Temple. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Saraswati River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narada Kund, and steep yourself in history at Ganesh Gufa.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Almora.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hemkund Sahib, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitai Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Jageshwar Dham. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zero Point, then make a trip to Nanda Devi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katarmal Surya Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Almora day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Almora takes 9.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Katarmal Surya Temple ©
Katarmal Surya Temple

4
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mukteshwar MahadevTemple and Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham and Hanuman Garhi Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Nainital: Mukteshwar Dham (in Mukteshwar), Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Golf Ground Ranikhet (in Ranikhet). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi, admire the landmark architecture of Governor's House Raj Bhawan, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Almora to Nainital takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hanuman Garhi, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Naukuchiatal Lake, Golf Ground Ranikhet, Mukteshwar Dham
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Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham
Mukteshvar Temple ©
Mukteshvar Temple
Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple ©
Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple

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