8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  3​h
1
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dehradun
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h
3
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Nainital
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
You've now added Cedar Spa by L'Occitane to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Cedar Spa by L'Occitane, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, and then stop by Hamers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, then stroll around Company Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Spas
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Cedar Spa by L'Occitane ©
Cedar Spa by L'Occitane
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 17th (Tue), deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, then get engrossed in the history at Forest Research Institute Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dehradun route planner .

Getting from Mussoorie to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Historic Sites
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Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar road trip website .

You can take a bus from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Jhula, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Rishikesh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Spas
River Rafting & Tubing
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Explore Nainital's surroundings by going to Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal) and Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, admire the striking features of Governor's House Raj Bhawan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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