8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, and finally get great views at Snow View Point. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital itinerary maker site .

Mumbai to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Attractions like Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Mansa Devi Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Chandi Devi Temple). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, make a trip to Birla Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Rishikesh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Mussoorie.

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
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 15th (Sun), stroll around Company Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, trek along Camel's Back Road, then don't miss a visit to St. George's College, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mussoorie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Mussoorie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St. George's College, Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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