5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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

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 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Company Garden and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie day trip tool .

New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Jhula, then take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Rishikesh trip planner.

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

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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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi and then explore the activities along Nainital Lake. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, and then explore the striking landscape at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nainital online vacation planner .

Getting from Rishikesh to Nainital by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can 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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