8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  2 h 15 min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  10 h 45 min
3
Chamoli
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Nainital
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunjapuri Devi Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivananda Ashram, admire the sheer force of Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh, take in the dramatic scenery at Patna Waterfalls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip builder app.

Lucknow to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Patna Waterfalls
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Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh ©
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): gain insight at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, then examine the collection at Subir Raha Oil Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Forest Research Institute Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dehradun trip planner.

Getting from Rishikesh to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chamoli.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sai Darbar Temple
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Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Sai Darbar Temple ©
Sai Darbar Temple
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

1
night
Chamoli

Chamoli ©
On the 9th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Joshimath and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hemkund Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chamoli day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dehradun to Chamoli. You'll set off for Almora on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Chamoli

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Joshimath ©
Joshimath
Hemkund Lake ©
Hemkund Lake

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get great views at Bright End Corner, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patal Devi Mandir, Head underground at Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter, then make a trip to Nanda Devi Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Dwarahat Village.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Almora trip builder app.

Explore your travel options from Chamoli to Almora with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Patal Devi Mandir ©
Patal Devi Mandir
Dwarahat Village ©
Dwarahat Village
Bright End Corner ©
Bright End Corner

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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 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Garhi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha, make a trip to Naina Devi Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, and finally contemplate the long history of Governor's House Raj Bhawan.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nainital trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Almora to Nainital by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hanuman Garhi, Naina Devi Temple
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Hanuman Garhi ©
Hanuman Garhi
Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha ©
Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha
Governor's House Raj Bhawan ©
Governor's House Raj Bhawan

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