8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Dehradun
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, then explore the activities along Nainital Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary builder site .

Pune to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Nainital

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

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 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, then don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Haridwar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

#Historic Sites
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Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev

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 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planner .

Rishikesh is just a stone's throw from Haridwar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Gun Hill, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Company Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls. On the next day, get great views at Cloud's End, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shedup Choepelling Temple, then head outdoors with Camel's Back Road, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, and finally don't miss a visit to Woodstock School.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woodstock School
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Gun Hill ©
Gun Hill

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 28th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then browse the different shops at Pacific Mall, and then explore the activities along Sahastradhara.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dehradun trip itinerary site .

Drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Dehradun District
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Sahastradhara ©
Sahastradhara
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

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