9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
4
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Dehradun
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy and then explore the activities along Sahastradhara.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dehradun online road trip planner .

New Delhi to Dehradun is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dehradun District, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Sahastradhara ©
Sahastradhara
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

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 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

Before you visit Rishikesh, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Haridwar holiday website .

Drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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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
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lal Tibba, stop by Himalayan Weavers, and then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie trip builder .

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Haridwar to Mussoorie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Clock Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dehradun online trip builder .

Getting from Mussoorie to Dehradun by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Clock Tower ©
Clock Tower

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