9 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

9 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

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9 days in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Dehradun Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Dehradun
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Haridwar is known for historic sites, parks, wildlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, and make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Haridwar itinerary maker site .

New Delhi to Haridwar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 28th (Mon), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Ram Jhula, and then take in the views from Lakshman Jhula. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmath Niketan Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rishikesh sightseeing planner .

Rishikesh is just a short distance from Haridwar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula
Spas

4
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dehradun: Mussoorie (Lal Tibba, The Camel Rock, & more) and Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani (in Malsi). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Mall, and don't miss a visit to Mahasu Devta Mandir.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Dehradun itinerary site .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Dehradun in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba
Company Garden ©
Company Garden

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