59 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

59 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttarakhand trip planner

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Rishikesh
— 6 nights
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Lansdowne
— 4 nights
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 4 nights
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Nainital
— 6 nights
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Almora
— 5 nights
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Kausani
— 5 nights
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Joshimath
— 5 nights
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Badrinath
— 4 nights
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Rudra Prayag
— 5 nights
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New Tehri
— 5 nights
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Mussoorie
— 9 nights
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Rishikesh

— 6 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rishikesh: Haridwar (Pawan Dham, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Ram Jhula, make a trip to The Beatles Ashram, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh road trip planning tool.

Mumbai to Rishikesh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Lansdowne

— 4 nights
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
When in Lansdowne, make a side trip to see Sidhbali Baba Mandir in Kotdwara, approximately Kotdwara away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, get great views at Tip In Top Point, and get a taste of local nightlife at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lansdowne trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Lansdowne takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Jim Corbett National Park

— 4 nights
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
When in Jim Corbett National Park, make a side trip to see Garjiya Devi Temple in Garjiya, approximately Garjiya away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Kosi River, admire the sheer force of Corbett Falls, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jim Corbett National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Lansdowne to Jim Corbett National Park takes 2.5 hours. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Nainital.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Nainital

— 6 nights
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nainital: Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal), Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham (in Bhowali Range) and Bhimtal (Bhimtal Lake, Hidimba Parvat, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, don't miss a visit to Naina Devi Temple, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nainital trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Almora.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Almora

— 5 nights
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Change things up with these side-trips from Almora: Mrityunjaya Temple (in Jageshwar), Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary (in Binsar) and Mukteshwar (Kilmora Shop, Brahmeswara Temple, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Jageshwar Temple, see the interesting displays at Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum, identify plant and animal life at Tarikhet Village Nature, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasar Devi.

Start your trip to Almora by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Nainital to Almora by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kausani.

Things to do in Almora

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kausani

— 5 nights

Switzerland of India

The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Get out of town with these interesting Kausani side-trips: Gwaldam Lake (in Gwaldam) and Bagnath Temple (in Bageshwar). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, deepen your understanding at Lakshmi Ashram, steep yourself in history at Anasakti Ashram, and admire the sheer force of Rudradhari Falls & Caves.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kausani trip planning app.

You can drive from Almora to Kausani in 2 hours. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off to Joshimath.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Joshimath

— 5 nights
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joshimath: Chamoli (Hemkund Sahib, Roopkund Lake, &more). Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Nanda Devi National Park. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Auli and take in the spiritual surroundings of Joshimath.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Joshimath online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kausani to Joshimath in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Joshimath

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Badrinath

— 4 nights
Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Valley of Flowers National Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Badrinath trip planner.

You can drive from Joshimath to Badrinath in 1.5 hours. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Rudra Prayag.

Things to do in Badrinath

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rudra Prayag

— 5 nights
Rudra Prayag sits at the confluence of two rivers and offers access to several notable temples.
Get out of town with these interesting Rudra Prayag side-trips: Omkareshwar Temple (in Ukhimath), Khirsu (in Khirsu) and Pauri (Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple & Kandoliya Temple). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Deoria Tal Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kartik Swami Temple, and don't miss a visit to Lansdowne.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rudra Prayag online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Badrinath to Rudra Prayag in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Tehri.

Things to do in Rudra Prayag

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

New Tehri

— 5 nights
New Tehri is known for adventure and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Tehri Dam and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gautam Rishi's Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Tehri trip maker site.

You can drive from Rudra Prayag to New Tehri in 4 hours. You will leave for Mussoorie on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in New Tehri

Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Mussoorie

— 9 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mussoorie: Fun N Food Kingdom (in Prem Nagar), Dehradun (Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Forest Research Institute, &more) and Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani (in Malsi). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Garden, don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie trip planner.

Drive from New Tehri to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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.