6 days in Kanpur Nagar District, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

6 days in Kanpur Nagar District, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

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6 days in Kanpur Nagar District, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Kanpur
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

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Kanpur

Kanpur ©
Kanpur is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of J K Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Kanpur, Sri Sri Radha Madhav Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkadhish Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Kanpur driving holiday planner .

Lucknow to Kanpur is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lucknow in September since evenings lows in Kanpur dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Kanpur

Historic Sites
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J K Temple ©
J K Temple
ISKCON Temple Kanpur ©
ISKCON Temple Kanpur

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Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Haridwar road trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kanpur to Haridwar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Triveni Ghat and Ram Jhula. Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Mussoorie (Mussoorie Christ Church, Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, & more) and Rajaji Retreat (in Rajaji National Park). The adventure continues: take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmath Niketan Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh day trip planner.

Drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Rajaji Retreat, Triveni Ghat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Kayaking & Canoeing

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