8 days in Mussoorie, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

8 days in Mussoorie, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

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8 days in Mussoorie, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Taxi + Bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chennai

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 20th (Sun): make a trip to Lal Tibba, head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally walk around Company Garden. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, stroll through Camel's Back Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie trip builder tool .

Chennai to Mussoorie is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adhbut Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and then take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, then stroll around Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

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
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Rishikesh is known for historic sites, adventure, spas, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner.

Drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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