3 days in Dehradun, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

3 days in Dehradun, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

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3 days in Dehradun, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Dehradun
1
Dehradun
— 1 day
Bus:  1​h
2
Haridwar
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Dehradun

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Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Dehradun trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Dehradun. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall

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Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Haridwar trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by bus from Dehradun to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Rishikesh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

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