9 days in Rishikesh, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

9 days in Rishikesh, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

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9 days in Rishikesh, Nainital & Mussoorie Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + taxi:  11​h
1
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rishikesh: Badrinath Temple (in Badrinath) and Haridwar (Mansa Devi Temple & Har ki Pauri). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rishikesh is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Rishikesh due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Haridwar, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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Spas & Wellness
River Rafting & Tubing
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, and finally meet the residents at High Altitude Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Nainital itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Nainital takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then stroll through Camel's Back Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Camel Rock, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls. On the next day, make a trip to Lal Tibba, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, then see the interesting displays at K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum Mussoorie, and finally stroll through Company Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Mussoorie takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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