8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 2nd (Wed), pick up some local products at Cooking Masala.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh travel route planning site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rishikesh is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Parks Classes Nature

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa

1
night
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 4th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then don't miss a visit to Lansdowne, then see the interesting displays at Darwan Singh Museum, and finally stop by Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lansdowne journey builder .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Lansdowne takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Nightlife Shopping Historic Sites
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Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe
Lansdowne ©
Lansdowne

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bheem Pul and Brahma Kapal. Visit Hemkund Sahib and Vyas Gufa for their historical value. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Valley of Flowers National Park. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Badrinath attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Lansdowne to Badrinath takes 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hemkund Sahib, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak and then identify plant and animal life at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Badrinath to Nainital in 10 hours. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

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