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 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls and then delve into the lush surroundings at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie online road trip planner .

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 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls

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 13th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then identify plant and animal life at Rajaji National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Rishikesh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Rajaji National Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa

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 15th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nainital visit website .

Drive from Rishikesh to Nainital in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

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