5 days in Dehradun & Rishikesh Itinerary

5 days in Dehradun & Rishikesh Itinerary

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5 days in Dehradun & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Gun Hill and Tibetan Buddhist Temple will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve in Mussoorie (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger View Jungle Camp, explore the activities along Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dehradun online travel route planner .

Pune to Dehradun is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, Tiger View Jungle Camp
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

2
nights
Rishikesh

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 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. On the next day, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Rishikesh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
River Rafting & Tubing

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