9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mindrolling Monastery and then make a trip to Chandrabani Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Indian Military Academy, then don't miss a visit to Mahasu Devta Mandir, and then identify plant and animal life at Lachhiwala.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dehradun driving holiday site .

Bengaluru to Dehradun is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Mindrolling Monastery ©
Mindrolling Monastery

2
nights
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 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally walk around Company Garden. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Binog Mountain Quail Wildlife Sanctuary, then hike along Camel's Back Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mussoorie online travel planner .

You can drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

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

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 9th (Thu), make a trip to Birla Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Haridwar day trip planner .

Drive from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

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 11th (Sat): snap pictures at Ram Jhula, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat. On your second day here, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmath Niketan Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh trip itinerary site .

Rishikesh is just a stone's throw from Haridwar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula
Spas

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