31 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

31 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Mussoorie
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dehradun
— 5 nights
Drive
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Rishikesh
— 6 nights
Drive
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nainital
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mukteshwar
— 1 night
Drive
7
Almora
— 1 night
Drive
8
Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Lansdowne
— 2 nights
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate SOHAM Himalayan Centre and Mussoorie Heritage Centre. Get outdoors at Kempty Falls and Camel's Back Road. The adventure continues: stop by Cambridge Book Depot, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jwala Devi Mussoorie Hill, identify plant and animal life at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba.

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Bengaluru to Mussoorie is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

5
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pacific Mall and Crossroads Mall. Step out of the city life by going to Uatrips.com and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani in Malsi (about 32 minutes away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, get engrossed in the history at Forest Research Institute Museum, see the interesting displays at Subir Raha Oil Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Nibbles SPA Dehradun.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dehradun online itinerary planner.

Getting from Mussoorie to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

6
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Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Visit Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Triveni Ghat for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Himalayas Adventure. Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri, Vaishno Devi Temple, &more) and Yoga Vidya Mandiram (in Tapovan). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, and take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh road trip planning tool.

Drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

4
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Tigers in Corbett and Kosi River. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Durga Devi Zone, relax and rejuvenate at A One Spa services in Jim Corbett, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jim Corbett National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Jim Corbett National Park in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

4
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nainital Lake and Butterfly Research Centre and Fundraiser Cafe. Get a sense of the local culture at Goddess Naina Devi and Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham. Step out of Nainital with an excursion to Karkotaka Temple in Bhimtal--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at The Pahari Store, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nainital trip maker.

Drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mukteshwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mukteshwar MahadevTemple, then take in the dramatic natural features at Chauli Ki Jali, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahmeswara Temple, and finally look for gifts at Chocohouse Chocolatiers.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Mukteshwar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nainital to Mukteshwar takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Almora.

Things to do in Mukteshwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

1
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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 (Sun): examine the collection at Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Tarikhet Village Nature, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Almora online travel route planner.

You can drive from Mukteshwar to Almora in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kausani.

Things to do in Almora

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Kausani

Switzerland of India

The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Kausani Shawl Factory, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kot Bhramari Temple. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Kausani Planetarium, then see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory, and then explore the world behind art at Sumitranandan pant gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kausani day trip site.

You can drive from Almora to Kausani in 2 hours. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): learn about all things military at Garhwali Mess, look for all kinds of wild species at Har Ki Dun Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lansdowne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kausani to Lansdowne takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Parks

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.