9 days in Dehradun & Nainital Itinerary

9 days in Dehradun & Nainital Itinerary

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9 days in Dehradun & Nainital Itinerary

Start: Dehradun
1
Dehradun
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Nainital
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Dehradun

5
nights
Dehradun

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Get out of town with these interesting Dehradun side-trips: Rishikesh (Ram Jhula, River Rafting & Tubing, & more), Triveni Ghat (in Ujjain) and Haridwar (Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Har ki Pauri). There's much more to do: gain insight at Forest Research Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, get engrossed in the history at Forest Research Institute Museum, and examine the collection at Subir Raha Oil Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dehradun trip builder app .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Rishikesh, Haridwar, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, then meet the residents at High Altitude Zoo, then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Nainital Lake, get great views at Snow View Point, then admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nainital travel route app .

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Naina Devi Temple, Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens

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