40 days in India Itinerary

40 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
2
Dehradun
— 2 nights
3
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
4
Haridwar
— 3 nights
5
Nainital
— 3 nights
6
Pithoragarh
— 3 nights
7
Kausani
— 2 nights
8
Auli
— 1 night
9
Badrinath
— 3 nights
10
Kedarnath
— 1 night
11
Gangotri
— 3 nights
12
Yamunotri
— 3 nights
13
Uttarkashi
— 3 nights
14
Guptkashi
— 1 night
15
Rudra Prayag
— 4 nights
16
Devprayag
— 2 nights

2
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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Mussoorie is known for nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, stroll around Company Garden, and stop by Hamers.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie attractions app.

Haridwar to Mussoorie is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of bus and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre

2
nights
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 4th (Tue): gain insight at Forest Research Institute, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): gain insight at Indian Military Academy, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sahastradhara, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dehradun trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

3
nights
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 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and then make a trip to The Beatles Ashram. On the next day, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple, and then snap pictures at Ram Jhula.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
The Beatles Ashram ©
The Beatles Ashram

3
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Haridwar is known for historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, don't miss a visit to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, stroll around Swami Vivekanand Park, and go for a walk through Birla Ghat.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Haridwar online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rishikesh to Haridwar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Step out of Nainital to go to Bhowali and see Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, look for gifts at The Pahari Store, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital day trip website.

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Nainital takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Pithoragarh.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

3
nights
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. Change things up with a short trip to Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Temple in Gangolihat (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayan Ashram, look for all kinds of wild species at Askot Sanctuary, stop by Avani Kumaon, and appreciate the history behind Maharajke Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pithoragarh day trip planning website.

You can drive from Nainital to Pithoragarh in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kausani.

Things to do in Pithoragarh

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Narayan Ashram, Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Temple
Highlights from your plan
Narayan Ashram ©
Narayan Ashram
Avani Kumaon ©
Avani Kumaon
Mostamanu Temple ©
Mostamanu Temple

2
nights
Kausani

Kausani ©
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.
On the 17th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Sumitranandan pant gallery, contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram, and then see the sky in a new way at Kausani Planetarium. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Kausani Shawl Factory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kausani trip maker site.

You can drive from Pithoragarh to Kausani in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Auli.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple
Kausani Planetarium ©
Kausani Planetarium

1
night
Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joshimath.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Auli trip planner.

You can drive from Kausani to Auli in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Badrinath.

Things to do in Auli

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Joshimath
Highlights from your plan
Joshimath ©
Joshimath
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal

3
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ganesh Gufa, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Badrinath itinerary planner.

Getting from Auli to Badrinath by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hemkund Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Madmaheshwar Temple. On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kedarnath Mandir. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Madmaheshwar Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kedarnath trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Badrinath to Kedarnath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Madmaheshwar Temple ©
Madmaheshwar Temple

3
nights
Gangotri

Gangotri
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Gangotri is known for historic sites and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangotri Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Surya Kund, contemplate the waterfront views at Kedar Taal, and Head underground at Pandav Gufa.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gangotri trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Gangotri. You will leave for Yamunotri on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Gangotri

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gauri Kund and Surya Kund
Gauri Kund and Surya Kund
Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple
Kedar Taal ©
Kedar Taal

3
nights
Yamunotri

Yamunotri ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Janki Chatti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yamunotri Temple, and then hike along Hanuman Chatti. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Divya Shila.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yamunotri road trip app.

You can drive from Gangotri to Yamunotri in 7 hours. You will leave for Uttarkashi on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Yamunotri

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Janki Chatti ©
Janki Chatti
Yamunotri Temple ©
Yamunotri Temple

3
nights
Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi ©
Uttarkashi, meaning Kashi of the north, is a town in Uttarakhand, India. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gangotri National Park, thendon't miss a visit to Dayara Bugyal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishwanath Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Uttarkashi trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Yamunotri to Uttarkashi by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off to Guptkashi.

Things to do in Uttarkashi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Gangotri National Park ©
Gangotri National Park
Dayara Bugyal ©
Dayara Bugyal
Dodi Tal Lake
Dodi Tal Lake

1
night
Guptkashi

Guptkashi ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishwanath Temple.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Guptkashi holiday maker.

You can drive from Uttarkashi to Guptkashi in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rudra Prayag.

Things to do in Guptkashi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vishwanath Temple ©
Vishwanath Temple

4
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Rudra Prayag

Rudra Prayag ©
Rudra Prayag sits at the confluence of two rivers and offers access to several notable temples.
Get out of town with these interesting Rudra Prayag side-trips: Dhari Devi Temple (in Srinagar) and Khirsu (in Khirsu). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalpeshwar Mandir and contemplate the waterfront views at Deoria Tal Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rudra Prayag journey planner.

Traveling by car from Guptkashi to Rudra Prayag takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Devprayag.

Things to do in Rudra Prayag

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Dhari Devi Temple, Khirsu
Highlights from your plan
Khirsu ©
Khirsu
Kalpeshwar Mandir ©
Kalpeshwar Mandir
Madhyamaheshwar Mandir ©
Madhyamaheshwar Mandir

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Devprayag

Devprayag ©
Devprayag is a town and a nagar panchayat in Tehri Garhwal district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, and is one of the Panch Prayag of Alaknanda River where Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers meet and take the name Ganga or Ganges River.OverviewTraditionally, it is considered to be the place where sage Devasharma led his ascetic life, giving birth its present name, Devprayag. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandrabadani Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganga-Sacred confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi RIvers.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Devprayag route planning site.

You can drive from Rudra Prayag to Devprayag in 2.5 hours. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devprayag

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chandrabadani Temple ©
Chandrabadani Temple
Suspension Bridges ©
Suspension Bridges

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