8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Joshimath
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Mussoorie
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: New Delhi


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1
night
Rishikesh

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 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ram Jhula, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh online travel planner .

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vridh Badri Temple and then explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hemkund Sahib and then head outdoors with Auli.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Joshimath trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Rishikesh to Joshimath in 9 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Joshimath

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamoli, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Auli ©
Auli

3
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Lal Tibba, look for gifts at Hamers, admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple, and finally stroll around Company Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then trek along Camel's Back Road, then contemplate the long history of Gun Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shedup Choepelling Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Joshimath to Mussoorie takes 10 hours. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Surkhanda Devi Temple
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Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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