9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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9 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Lansdowne
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naina Devi Temple.

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Pune to Nainital is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Naina Devi Temple
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

1
day
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Bhulla Tal Lake, get great views at Tip-in-Top Point, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lansdowne trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Lansdowne takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Shopping Nightlife Parks
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Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore Rishikesh's surroundings by going to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, browse the fresh offerings at Cooking Masala, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Lansdowne to Rishikesh in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Spas & Wellness
River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Company Garden, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, then hike along Camel's Back Road, and finally don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mussoorie tour planner.

Drive from Rishikesh to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Spas & Wellness
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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