5 days in New Delhi, Rishikesh & Auli Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Rishikesh & Auli Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Rishikesh & Auli Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi road trip planning website .

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in New Delhi reach 27°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
India Gate ©
India Gate

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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 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Rishikesh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

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Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): hit the slopes at Auli Ski & Snowboard School, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vridh Badri Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Joshimath holiday builder website .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Joshimath in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Auli
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Vridh Badri Temple ©
Vridh Badri Temple

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