9 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Rishikesh Itinerary

9 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Rishikesh Itinerary

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9 days in Dehradun, Mussoorie & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, and then Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dehradun trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dehradun is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Sahastradhara ©
Sahastradhara
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Pacific Mall ©
Pacific Mall

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 1st (Sat), revel in the low prices at A Prakash and Co. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, head outdoors with Camel's Back Road, then head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mussoorie journey builder website .

You can drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mussoorie

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

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shri Badrinath Ji Temple (in Badrinath) and Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore and take pictures at Omkarananda Ashram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh online day trip planner .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Haridwar, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

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