5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Lucknow

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 13th (Fri), stroll through Company Garden and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls.

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Lucknow to Mussoorie is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh online visit planner .

Getting from Mussoorie to Rishikesh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi and then explore the activities along Nainital Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at High Altitude Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital road trip tool .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Nainital in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens

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