8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Shimla
Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
2
Nainital
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: Shimla

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 24th (Tue): make a trip to Lal Tibba. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, stroll around Company Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie day trip planning site.

Shimla to Mussoorie is an approximately 5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dehradun, Tapkeshwar Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mukteshvar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham. On the next day, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, and finally look for gifts at The Pahari Store.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mussoorie to Nainital in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Mukteshvar Temple ©
Mukteshvar Temple
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore hidden gems such as Swami Vivekanand Park and Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh online trip builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nainital to Rishikesh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Spas

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