5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Hyderabad
— Few hours
2
Mussoorie
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Haridwar
— 1 night
4
Rishikesh
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  21​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hyderabad vacation planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Hyderabad is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in November, things will get warmer in Hyderabad: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

1
day
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Camel's Back Road, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mussoorie trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Hyderabad to Mussoorie takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Haridwar travel route planner .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh sightseeing planner.

Rishikesh is just a stone's throw from Haridwar. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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