5 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

5 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

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5 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Mussoorie
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rishikesh: Haridwar (Har ki Pauri, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, & more). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, learn the tricks of the trade with Cooking Masala, take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, and snap pictures at Ram Jhula.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Haridwar, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 28th (Thu), Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, then deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dehradun day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Dehradun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tapkeshwar Temple, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

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 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Gun Hill, stroll around Company Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Mussoorie takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

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