6 days in Dehradun & Haridwar Itinerary

6 days in Dehradun & Haridwar Itinerary

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6 days in Dehradun & Haridwar Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6 h
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Haridwar
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Rai Darbar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, then take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dehradun online trip itinerary builder .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dehradun is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
Subir Raha Oil Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum

3
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Swami Vivekanand Park will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Mansa Devi Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Haridwar: Rishikesh (Triveni Ghat & Spas & Wellness). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Haridwar travel planner.

You can drive from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Rishikesh
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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