60 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

60 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Mussoorie
— 8 nights
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Dehradun
— 7 nights
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Rishikesh
— 10 nights
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Jim Corbett National Park
— 5 nights
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Lansdowne
— 4 nights
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Chamoli
— 3 nights
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Auli
— 3 nights
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Kausani
— 3 nights
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Almora
— 5 nights
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Mukteshwar
— 4 nights
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Nainital
— 7 nights
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Mussoorie

— 8 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Explore Mussoorie's surroundings by going to Surkanda Devi Temple (in Saklana Range) and Eco Park (in Dhanaulti). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Himalayan Centre, admire the verdant scenery at Happy Valley, and stroll through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve.

Plan a Mussoorie trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dehradun

— 7 nights

Doon City

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Step out of Dehradun with an excursion to Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani in Malsi--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: gain insight at Forest Research Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and get a dose of the wild on Uatrips.com.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dehradun trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Dehradun takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Rishikesh

— 10 nights

Yoganagari

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 (Pawan Dham, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, &more). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, stop by Shiv Gauri Pashmina World, and take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Jim Corbett National Park

— 5 nights
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Jim Corbett National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Sitabani Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hanuman Dham.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Jim Corbett National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.
Lansdowne is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, don't miss a visit to Lansdowne, appreciate the history behind Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial, and examine the collection at Darwan Singh Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lansdowne trip planner.

Getting from Jim Corbett National Park to Lansdowne by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chamoli.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Chamoli

— 3 nights
Take a break from Chamoli with a short trip to Rudranath Temple in Rudra Prayag, about 1h 10 min away.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamoli trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Lansdowne to Chamoli in 6.5 hours. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Auli.

Things to do in Chamoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Auli

— 3 nights
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
Change things up with these side-trips from Auli: Yogadhyan Badri (in Badrinath) and Kalpeshwar Mandir (in Rudra Prayag). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Nanda Devi National Park. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal and tour the pleasant surroundings at Auli Ski & Snowboard School.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Auli trip planner.

Getting from Chamoli to Auli by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kausani.

Things to do in Auli

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kausani

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bageshwar (Kot Bhramari Temple & Bagnath Temple). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, look and learn at Kausani Planetarium, relax in the rural setting at Kausani Tea Estate, and gain insight at Lakshmi Ashram.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kausani journey maker app.

Drive from Auli to Kausani in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Almora.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Almora

— 5 nights
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Venture out of the city with trips to Jageshwar (Dandeshwar Temple & Mrityunjaya Temple), Ranikhet (Jhula Devi Temple, Ram Mandir, &more) and Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary (in Binsar). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Jageshwar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katarmal Surya Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zero Point, and stroll through Tarikhet Village Nature.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Almora trip website.

Traveling by car from Kausani to Almora takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mukteshwar.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mukteshwar

— 4 nights
Surrounded by coniferous forests and rolling meadows, Mukteshwar remains a small hill town known for unspoiled natural beauty, panoramic views of the Himalayan range, and opportunities for adventure sports.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mukteshwar: Shree Kalyanika Himalaya Dev Sthanam Ashram (in Kanra) and Nata Dol (Vishnu Mandir And Shivalay & Saim Devta Temple). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Chauli Ki Jali, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls, admire the striking features of Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow, and gain insight at Indian Veterinary Research Institute.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mukteshwar day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Almora to Mukteshwar in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Nainital.

Things to do in Mukteshwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Nainital

— 7 nights
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Get out of town with these interesting Nainital side-trips: Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham (in Bhowali Range), Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Bhimtal (Bhimtal Lake, Aquarium Cafe by The Lake Hill, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nainital itinerary planning site.

Getting from Mukteshwar to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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.