8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Goa
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Nainital
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
End: Goa

1
night
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 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then stop by Himalayan Weavers, and then make a trip to Lal Tibba. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shedup Choepelling Temple, then stroll around Company Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill, and finally hike along Camel's Back Road.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie day trip website .

Goa to Mussoorie is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Rishikesh.

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
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rishikesh: Haridwar (Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Har ki Pauri). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh trip planner .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naina Devi Temple, Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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