9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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Mussoorie
— 1 night
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Dehradun
— 1 night
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Haridwar
— 2 nights
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Rishikesh
— 2 nights
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Nainital
— 2 nights
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Mussoorie

— 1 night

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill and then walk around Company Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then look for gifts at Hamers, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple.

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New Delhi to Mussoorie is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Dehradun

— 1 night

Doon City

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 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, and then gain insight at Forest Research Institute.

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You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haridwar

— 2 nights

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri. Keep things going the next day: catch a live event at Patanjali Yog Peeth, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat.

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You can drive from Dehradun to Haridwar in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Rishikesh

— 2 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, then snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula Bridge, and then take in the views from Ram Jhula.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip planner.

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Nainital

— 2 nights
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo, look for gifts at The Pahari Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Naina Peak, stroll around Eco Cave Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake.

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Getting from Rishikesh to Nainital by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uttarakhand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Land of Gods
Called the "Land of Gods" thanks to its many temples and notable pilgrimage sites, Uttarakhand appeals to tourists interested in taking a spiritual journey through an awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. A comprehensive Uttarakhand tour encompasses everything from colonial-era hill stations and thriving cities, to protected wildlife areas and holiday towns with every amenity under the sun. Many come to discover the dramatic mountainous terrain dotted with sacred lakes and rivers--featuring prominently in the great epics "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana--while others take a trip to Uttarakhand for a chance to spot snow leopards and Bengal tigers.