8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 15 min
3
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
4
Nainital
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 30th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh travel planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rishikesh is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Birla Ghat
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Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh ©
Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh
Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at Darwan Singh Museum and then browse for treasures at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Lansdowne trip planner.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Lansdowne in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Nightlife Shopping Museums
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Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe

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night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the activities along Saraswati River and then explore the stunning scenery at Vasudhara Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Badrinath sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Lansdowne to Badrinath in 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Vasudhara Falls ©
Vasudhara Falls
Saraswati River ©
Saraswati River

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and Naukuchiatal Lake. Change things up with a short trip to Bhimtal Island Aquarium in Bhimtal (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, and contemplate the long history of Jama Masjid Mosque.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Nainital trip planner.

Drive from Badrinath to Nainital in 10.5 hours. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Island Aquarium
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Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak
Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake

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