5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

5 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Fly
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Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive
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Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nainital
— 1 night
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Mussoorie

— 1 night

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): walk around Company Garden, admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and then look for gifts at Hamers. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kellogg Memorial Church, then make a trip to Lal Tibba, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, and finally hike along Camel's Back Road.

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Bengaluru to Mussoorie is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Rishikesh

— 2 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 22nd (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

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Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Rishikesh takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Nainital

— 1 night
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 24th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

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You can fly from Rishikesh to Nainital in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Uttarakhand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Land of Gods
Called the "Land of Gods" thanks to its many temples and notable pilgrimage sites, Uttarakhand appeals to tourists interested in taking a spiritual journey through an awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. A comprehensive Uttarakhand tour encompasses everything from colonial-era hill stations and thriving cities, to protected wildlife areas and holiday towns with every amenity under the sun. Many come to discover the dramatic mountainous terrain dotted with sacred lakes and rivers--featuring prominently in the great epics "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana--while others take a trip to Uttarakhand for a chance to spot snow leopards and Bengal tigers.