5 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 27°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Food Tours

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and then admire the engineering at Kalagadh Dam.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nainital attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Nainital in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally look for gifts at Hamers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mussoorie vacation website .

You can drive from Nainital to Mussoorie in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve

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