7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dehradun
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Devprayag
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Play Clan and then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb. On the next day, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, contemplate the long history of India Gate, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, then examine the collection at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in New Delhi, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stroll through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Mussoorie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
A Prakash and Co ©
A Prakash and Co

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Subir Raha Oil Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Forest Research Institute Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dehradun trip planner .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Subir Raha Oil Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, stroll around Swami Vivekanand Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar vacation planner.

Take a bus from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Devprayag.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Devprayag

Devprayag
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the activities along Ganga-Sacred confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi RIvers and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Devprayag trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Devprayag takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Devprayag

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 27th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh day trip website .

Drive from Devprayag to Rishikesh in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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