7 days in Dehradun District & Haridwar District Itinerary

7 days in Dehradun District & Haridwar District Itinerary

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Fly
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Dehradun
— 1 day
Drive
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Haridwar
— 3 nights
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Dehradun

— 1 day

Doon City

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dehradun trip planner.

New Delhi to Dehradun is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rishikesh

— 3 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Triveni Ghat and Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple. The Beatles Ashram and Swarg Ashram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Dehradun to Rishikesh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Haridwar

— 3 nights

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Get some historical perspective at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chandi Devi Temple and Shri Vyas Ashram. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Haridwar trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Dehradun District travel guide

3.8
Sacred & Religious Sites · Bridges · Waterfalls
Dehradun district is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India. The district headquarters is Dehradun, which has also served as the provisional capital of Uttaranchal since its founding in 2000. The district has 6 tehsils, 6 community development blocks, 17 towns and 764 inhabited villages, and 18 unpopulated villages. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13), after Haridwar. Dehradun district also includes the prominent towns of Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Landour and Chakrata. The district stretches from the Ganges river in the east to the Yamuna river in the west, and from the Terai and Shivaliks in the south and southeast to the Great Himalaya in the northwest.Dehradun is located 230 km from the national capital, Delhi. The national Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Survey of India, Indian Institute of Petroleum are located in Dehradun. Doon University is located in Dehradun and many educational institutions like Law College Dehradun, Forest Research Institute, Rashtriya Indian Military College and Indian Military Academy are also situated here. Basmati rice, tea and litchi orchards are some of the major agricultural crops.

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Haridwar District travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Haridwar district also spelled as Hardwar is a district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is headquartered at Haridwar which is also its largest city. The district is ringed by the districts Dehradun in the north and east, Pauri Garhwal in the east and the Uttar Pradesh districts of Muzaffarnagar and Bijnor in the south and Saharanpur in the west.Haridwar district came into existence on 28 December 1988 as part of Saharanpur Divisional Commissionary, On 24 September 1998 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed the 'Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Bill', 1998', eventually the Parliament also passed the Indian Federal Legislation – 'Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2000', and thus on 9 November 2000, Haridwar became part of the newly formed Uttarakhand (then Uttaranchal), the 27th state in the Republic of India.As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13). Important towns in the district are Haridwar, BHEL Ranipur, Roorkee, Manglaur, Dhandera, Jhabrera, Laksar, Landhaura and Mohanpur Mohammadpur.

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