8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Joshimath
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Nagpur


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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 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Garhi.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Nainital trip itinerary builder website .

Nagpur to Nainital is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Hanuman Garhi
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

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day
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 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal, then head outdoors with Auli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Joshimath trip planner .

You can drive from Nainital to Joshimath in 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Joshimath

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chamoli, Gorson Bugyal
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Auli ©
Auli
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

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night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll through Company Garden, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Gun Hill, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camel's Back Road, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba.

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

Traveling by car from Joshimath to Mussoorie takes 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the activities along Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, and finally explore and take pictures at Indian Military Academy.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dehradun journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Dehradun takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, Tapkeshwar Temple
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Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh road trip planning site .

Drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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