7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Dhanaulti
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Haridwar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Humayun's Tomb, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to India Gate, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santala Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy, and finally don't miss a visit to Mahasu Devta Mandir.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dehradun itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Dehradun takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dhanaulti.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mahasu Devta Mandir
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Santala Devi Temple ©
Santala Devi Temple

1
night
Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti ©
The hill station of Dhanaulti offers innumerable breathtaking lookout points within eyeshot of the Himalayas, which makes it a great spot to admire the famous mountain range from a comfortable distance.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): walk around Eco Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Surkhanda Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dhanaulti trip planner .

Getting from Dehradun to Dhanaulti by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dhanaulti

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eco Park ©
Eco Park
Surkhanda Devi Temple ©
Surkhanda Devi Temple

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sivananda Ashram, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Drive from Dhanaulti to Rishikesh in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Sivananda Ashram ©
Sivananda Ashram

1
night
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 8th (Tue): stroll around Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Haridwar online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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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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