8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttarakhand holiday planner

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Mussoorie
— 2 nights
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Dehradun
— 2 nights
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Rishikesh
— 2 nights
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Haridwar
— 1 night

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Mussoorie

— 2 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

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 Cloud's End.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mussoorie planning app.

Dehradun to Mussoorie is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Dehradun

— 2 nights

Doon City

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 Nibbles SPA Dehradun, Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir and The Brew Factory. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Brew Factory. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Nibbles SPA Dehradun, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dehradun journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Dehradun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

Rishikesh

— 2 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ram Jhula as well as Lakshman Jhula Bridge. On the 8th (Mon), snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in the views from Ram Jhula.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip planner.

Drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Haridwar

— 1 night

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vishnu Ghat as well as Moti Bazaar. On the 10th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, hunt for treasures at Moti Bazaar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Vishnu Ghat.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Haridwar vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Uttarakhand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Land of Gods
Called the "Land of Gods" thanks to its many temples and notable pilgrimage sites, Uttarakhand appeals to tourists interested in taking a spiritual journey through an awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. A comprehensive Uttarakhand tour encompasses everything from colonial-era hill stations and thriving cities, to protected wildlife areas and holiday towns with every amenity under the sun. Many come to discover the dramatic mountainous terrain dotted with sacred lakes and rivers--featuring prominently in the great epics "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana--while others take a trip to Uttarakhand for a chance to spot snow leopards and Bengal tigers.