8 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Mussoorie Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
bus:  6​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
train:  8​h 30​min
2
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akshardham. On the 23rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, then examine the collection at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder website .

Jaipur to New Delhi is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Dehradun.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

3
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trekmunk as well as Shikhar Fall. Get in touch with nature at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani and Vashishta Gufa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sivananda Ashram and Ram Jhula. Explore Dehradun's surroundings by going to Bharat Mandir (in Rishikesh) and Triveni Ghat (in Ujjain). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy, see the interesting displays at Subir Raha Oil Museum, and don't miss a visit to Chandrabani Temple.

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Fly from New Delhi to Dehradun in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, Gautam Rishi's Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Trekmunk ©
Trekmunk
Sivananda Ashram ©
Sivananda Ashram

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 Happy Valley, Mussoorie Christ Church, George Everest's House, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Mussoorie Christ Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Surkhanda Devi Temple, stroll through Gun Hill, learn more about the world around you at Kasmanda Palace, admire the masterpieces at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Camel Rock, and finally admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

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Getting from Dehradun to Mussoorie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Surkhanda Devi Temple
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls

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