8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Nainital
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh online trip itinerary builder .

Pune to Rishikesh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib ©
Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the world behind art at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and then stop by Himalayan Weavers.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip planning site .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Mussoorie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Museums Outdoors Shopping
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SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©
Himalayan Weavers ©
Himalayan Weavers

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madmaheshwar Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Shankaracharya Samadhi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kedarnath online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mussoorie to Kedarnath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Madmaheshwar Temple ©
Madmaheshwar Temple
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Bheem Pul and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Vasudhara Falls and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Badrinath trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

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 29th (Thu): look for gifts at The Pahari Store, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and then explore the activities along Nainital Lake. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karkotaka Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple, and then see human ingenuity at work at Kalagadh Dam.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Nainital trip planner.

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Nainital takes 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Naina Devi Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Naina Devi Temple ©
Naina Devi Temple

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