20 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

20 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Nainital
— 1 night
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Almora
— 2 nights
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Badrinath
— 2 nights
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
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Lansdowne
— 2 nights
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Rishikesh
— 4 nights
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Mussoorie
— 3 nights
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Dehradun
— 3 nights
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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 1st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha, stop by The Pahari Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Naina Devi Temple, and finally identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Nainital route builder site.

Bhopal to Nainital is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Almora.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Nanda Devi Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tarikhet Village Nature, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitai Golu Devta Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasar Devi.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Almora online journey planner.

You can drive from Nainital to Almora in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Badrinath

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund, take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Kapal, and then contemplate the long history of Bheem Pul. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Badrinath itinerary planner.

You can drive from Almora to Badrinath in 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites

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Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): push the limits with Explore Corbett. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at A One Spa services in Jim Corbett and then get outside with Explore Corbett - Go Wild Adventure Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jim Corbett National Park sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Badrinath to Jim Corbett National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

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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 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, then browse for treasures at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Har Ki Dun Valley, brush up on your military savvy at Garhwali Mess, and then examine the collection at Darwan Singh Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lansdowne tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Jim Corbett National Park to Lansdowne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri. Triveni Ghat and Parmarth Niketan Ashram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Rishikesh to Tapovan to see Yoga Vidya Mandiram about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, look for gifts at Scorpion Handicrafts, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh road trip planning site.

Drive from Lansdowne to Rishikesh in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mussoorie

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Visiting Kempty Falls and Gun Hill will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at SOHAM Himalayan Centre and Kasmanda Palace. There's much more to do: stroll through Camel's Back Road, get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co, look for all kinds of wild species at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and stop by Cambridge Book Depot.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mussoorie, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rishikesh to Mussoorie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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Dehradun

Doon City

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Get in touch with nature at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani. Subir Raha Oil Museum and Forest Research Institute Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Uatrips.com, relax and rejuvenate at Nibbles SPA Dehradun, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dehradun road trip planner.

Drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uttarakhand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Land of Gods
Called the "Land of Gods" thanks to its many temples and notable pilgrimage sites, Uttarakhand appeals to tourists interested in taking a spiritual journey through an awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. A comprehensive Uttarakhand tour encompasses everything from colonial-era hill stations and thriving cities, to protected wildlife areas and holiday towns with every amenity under the sun. Many come to discover the dramatic mountainous terrain dotted with sacred lakes and rivers--featuring prominently in the great epics "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana--while others take a trip to Uttarakhand for a chance to spot snow leopards and Bengal tigers.