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: Pune
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

2
nights
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 11th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls and then walk around Company Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie online trip maker .

Pune to Mussoorie is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

St. George's College
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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 14th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, don't miss a visit to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Haridwar trip planner .

Drive from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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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.
Step out of Rishikesh to go to Badrinath and see Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip itinerary planning app .

Rishikesh is just a short distance from Haridwar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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