9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
2
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Haridwar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad


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1
night
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 31st (Thu): take in the views from Laxman Jhula Bridge and then snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh travel itinerary planner .

Ahmedabad to Rishikesh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

1
night
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On the 2nd (Sat), stroll through Auli Ski & Snowboard School, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vridh Badri Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Joshimath day trip planning app .

Getting from Rishikesh to Joshimath by car takes about 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Auli
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Vridh Badri Temple ©
Vridh Badri Temple

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Haridwar day trip planner.

Getting from Joshimath to Haridwar by car takes about 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Dehradun.

Things to do in Haridwar

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

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 6th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dehradun holiday planning app .

Traveling by bus from Haridwar to Dehradun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Lal Tibba, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and then stroll around Company Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): stroll through Gun Hill, then head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then trek along Camel's Back Road, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mussoorie Heritage Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mussoorie day trip tool .

Drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

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

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