8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Lansdowne
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Haridwar
— 1 night
End: Pune

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 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar MahadevTemple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Naukuchiatal Lake, and then meet the residents at Bhimtal Island Aquarium.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nainital journey planning tool .

Pune to Nainital is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Almora.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham ©
Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pre-Historic Painted Rock Shelter, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitai Temple, then don't miss a visit to Jageshwar Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Almora trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Almora takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Jageshwar Dham ©
Jageshwar Dham
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 7th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapt Kund, make a trip to Bheem Pul, then explore the activities along Saraswati River, and finally take in breathtaking views at Vasudhara Falls.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Badrinath sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Almora to Badrinath in 9.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls

1
day
Lansdowne

Lansdowne
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum, then appreciate the views at Har Ki Dun Valley, then steep yourself in history at Bhim Pakora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Devi Temple.

Make your Lansdowne itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Badrinath to Lansdowne by car takes about 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Har Ki Dun Valley

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pawan Dham, then identify plant and animal life at Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Haridwar trip planner .

Drive from Lansdowne to Haridwar in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Pawan Dham ©
Pawan Dham

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