8 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

8 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

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8 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Nainital Itinerary

Start: Jamshedpur
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Nainital
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
End: Jamshedpur

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 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mindrolling Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Rai Darbar, and then gain insight at Indian Military Academy. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and then gain insight at Forest Research Institute.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Dehradun day trip app .

Jamshedpur to Dehradun is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Mindrolling Monastery ©
Mindrolling Monastery
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Company Garden as well as Gun Hill. On the 24th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then walk around Company Garden, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Cambridge Book Depot and then hike along Camel's Back Road.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie journey maker website .

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Mussoorie takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Governor's House Raj Bhawan. Take a break from Nainital with a short trip to Bhimtal Lake in Bhimtal, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Nainital driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mussoorie to Nainital by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bhimtal
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Governor's House Raj Bhawan ©
Governor's House Raj Bhawan

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