37 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

37 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Fly to Delhi, Train to Kathgodam
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Nainital
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mukteshwar
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lansdowne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rishikesh
— 7 nights
Drive
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Dehradun
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mussoorie
— 6 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.
Explore Nainital's surroundings by going to Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Bhimtal (Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal Island Aquarium, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sattal Christian Ashram, walk around Eco Cave Gardens, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nainital Zoo.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nainital visit planner.

Washington DC, USA to Nainital is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Nainital is 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mukteshwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mukteshwar side-trips: Nanda Devi Temple (in Almora) and Tarikhet Village Nature (in Tarikhet). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Chauli Ki Jali, take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahmeswara Temple, don't miss a visit to Mukteshwar Dham, and look for gifts at Chocohouse Chocolatiers.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mukteshwar trip planner.

Drive from Nainital to Mukteshwar in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kausani.

Things to do in Mukteshwar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, then gain insight at Lakshmi Ashram, then look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, and finally contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kot Bhramari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, and then see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kausani day trip app.

Drive from Mukteshwar to Kausani in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Jim Corbett National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kosi River, cast your line with Tigers in Corbett, see Off-Road Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at A One Spa services in Jim Corbett.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jim Corbett National Park road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kausani to Jim Corbett National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lansdowne: Kotdwara (Sidhbali Baba Mandir & Buddha Park). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, get great views at Tip In Top Point, admire the verdant scenery at Har Ki Dun Valley, and join in the after-dark buzz at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lansdowne trip planner.

Drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Lansdowne in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Swami Vivekanand Park, Mansa Devi Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, snap pictures at Ram Jhula, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh online vacation planner.

Getting from Lansdowne to Rishikesh by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Dehradun to Malsi to see Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, gain insight at Forest Research Institute, indulge in some personalized pampering at Nibbles SPA Dehradun, and make a trip to Mahasu Devta Mandir.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dehradun road trip planning site.

Getting from Rishikesh to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mussoorie side-trips: Surkanda Devi Temple (in Saklana Range) and Eco Park (in Dhanaulti). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, make a trip to St. George's College, get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co, and walk around Company Garden.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie online holiday builder.

You can drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.