6 days in Nainital & Rishikesh Itinerary

6 days in Nainital & Rishikesh Itinerary

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6 days in Nainital & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi Temple. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, then stop by The Pahari Store, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Har ki Pauri). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh journey website .

You can drive from Nainital to Rishikesh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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