20 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

20 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  4 h
1
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  10 h 30 min
2
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Auli
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
4
Pithoragarh
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
5
Mukteshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Nainital
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Mussoorie
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Bhopal

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Swami Vivekanand Park will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Scorpion Handicrafts and The Pentagon Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula Bridge, and go for a walk through Astha Path.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip maker tool.

Bhopal to Rishikesh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Scorpion Handicrafts ©
Scorpion Handicrafts
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Murti Temple, steep yourself in history at Ganesh Gufa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Bheem Pul, explore the activities along Vasudhara Falls, and then explore the activities along Saraswati River.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Badrinath itinerary planner.

Drive from Rishikesh to Badrinath in 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Auli.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls
Saraswati River ©
Saraswati River

2
nights
Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nanda Devi National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joshimath. On your second day here, stroll through Auli Ski & Snowboard School and then explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Auli trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Auli takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pithoragarh.

Things to do in Auli

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Joshimath
Highlights from your plan
Nanda Devi National Park ©
Nanda Devi National Park
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

1
night
Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh ©
Pithoragarh is a town with a Municipal Board in the Pithoragarh district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, which was carved out of the Almora district in 1960.GeographyPithoragarh is located at. On the 10th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayan Ashram, stop by Avani Kumaon, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mostamanu Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pithoragarh online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Auli to Pithoragarh takes 11.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Mukteshwar.

Things to do in Pithoragarh

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Narayan Ashram
Highlights from your plan
Narayan Ashram ©
Narayan Ashram
Avani Kumaon ©
Avani Kumaon
Mostamanu Temple ©
Mostamanu Temple

1
night
Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar ©
Surrounded by coniferous forests and rolling meadows, Mukteshwar remains a small hill town known for unspoiled natural beauty, panoramic views of the Himalayan range, and opportunities for adventure sports.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get outside with Wildrift Adventures, take in the dramatic natural features at Chauli Ki Jali, and then look for gifts at Chocohouse Chocolatiers.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mukteshwar vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Pithoragarh to Mukteshwar takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Mukteshwar

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chauli Ki Jali ©
Chauli Ki Jali
Chocohouse Chocolatiers ©
Chocohouse Chocolatiers

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 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Bara Bazaar, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple, and finally look for gifts at The Pahari Store.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nainital day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mukteshwar to Nainital in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Nainital

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naina Devi Temple, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) ©
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)

3
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Get outdoors at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani and GoClimbUp. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santala Devi Temple, make a trip to Mahasu Devta Mandir, and deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dehradun vacation planning site.

Fly from Nainital to Dehradun in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahasu Devta Mandir, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
Highlights from your plan
GoClimbUp ©
GoClimbUp
Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

4
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Get in touch with nature at Kempty Falls and Gun Hill. Head to Cambridge Book Depot and A Prakash and Cofor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: trek along Camel's Back Road, explore the world behind art at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie online trip builder.

Getting from Dehradun to Mussoorie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill

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