7 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

7 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

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7 days in Rishikesh, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
2
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Popular historic sites such as Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the views from Ram Jhula, savor the flavors at Cooking Masala, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh trip planner.

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
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 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Subir Raha Oil Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Forest Research Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, and then get engrossed in the history at Forest Research Institute Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dehradun travel route builder website .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Dehradun in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Dehradun District
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Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then stroll through Company Garden, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, and finally get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie trip planner .

Drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
A Prakash and Co ©
A Prakash and Co

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