18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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18 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Joshimath
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Ranikhet
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Haridwar
— 1 night
5
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mussoorie
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru


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4
nights
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Explore Joshimath's surroundings by going to Badrinath (Tapt Kund & Bheem Pul) and Hemkund Sahib (in Chamoli). Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Valley of Flowers National Park. Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib. There's more to do: get outside with Auli and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Joshimath trip itinerary planning website .

Bengaluru to Joshimath is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Joshimath

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Badrinath, Chamoli, Gorson Bugyal, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Auli ©
Auli
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib

3
nights
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Take a break from Ranikhet with a short trip to Rudradhari Falls & Caves in Kausani, about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Wildrift Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mankameshwar Temple, don't miss a visit to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, and get great views at Chaubatia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ranikhet tour planning app .

You can drive from Joshimath to Ranikhet in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rudradhari Falls & Caves
Highlights from your plan
Golf Ground Ranikhet ©
Golf Ground Ranikhet
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple
Binsar Mahadev Mandir ©
Binsar Mahadev Mandir

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Nainital is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, and admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ranikhet to Nainital takes 2 hours. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Haridwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hanuman Garhi, Naina Devi Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Haridwar sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Haridwar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip builder website .

Rishikesh is very close to Haridwar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

3
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Mussoorie is known for nature, parks, trails, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, and stroll through Company Garden.

Planning Mussoorie trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

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