5 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

5 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

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5 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

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

2
nights
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 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saptarshi Ashram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pawan Dham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ma Anandamayee Ashram, gain insight at Gurukul Kangri University, and then make a trip to Bhuma Niketan School.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Haridwar vacation site .

Dehradun to Haridwar is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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Saptarshi Ashram ©
Saptarshi Ashram
Pawan Dham ©
Pawan Dham
Ma Anandamayee Ashram ©
Ma Anandamayee Ashram

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Patna Waterfalls and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunjapuri Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa, take in the dramatic scenery at Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmath Niketan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Swarg Ashram.

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Drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh ©
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh

1
day
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mindrolling Monastery, browse the different shops at Pacific Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Darbar Temple, and finally gain insight at Indian Military Academy.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dehradun attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Dehradun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dehradun District
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Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall
Mindrolling Monastery ©
Mindrolling Monastery
Sai Darbar Temple ©
Sai Darbar Temple

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