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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Nainital
— Few hours
End: Lucknow

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hike along Camel's Back Road, then explore the striking landscape at The Camel Rock, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Company Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip planner .

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 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the views from Ram Jhula. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh road trip website .

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Rishikesh takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Har ki Pauri
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas & Wellness
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

few
hours
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 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nainital online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Nainital in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

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