13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
3
Auli
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Nainital
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve and Tibetan Buddhist Temple. Step out of Dehradun with an excursion to A Prakash and Co in Mussoorie--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dehradun online driving holiday planner .

Pune to Dehradun is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Tapkeshwar Temple
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Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Climbing Tours
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vashishta Gufa and Daksheshwar Mahadev. Go for a jaunt from Rishikesh to Haridwar to see Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh, and admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh trip tool .

Getting from Dehradun to Rishikesh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Auli.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar ©

1
night
Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
On the 22nd (Wed), head outdoors with Auli, explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vridh Badri Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar, then fly down the slopes at Auli Ski & Snowboard School, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tapovan Hot Springs.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Auli trip planner.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Auli in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Auli

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Auli
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Tapovan Hot Springs ©
Tapovan Hot Springs

1
day
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Jim Corbett National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jim Corbett National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Auli to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jim Corbett National Park
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Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park

4
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Step off the beaten path and head to Naina Peak and Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Naukuchia Taal (in Ranikhet), Mukteshwar Dham (in Mukteshwar) and Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple (in Bhowali). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Bhimtal Island Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Governor's House Raj Bhawan, and explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital tour website .

Getting from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, Bhimtal Island Aquarium, Mukteshwar Dham, Naukuchiatal Lake, Naukuchia Taal
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Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak
Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Mukteshvar Temple ©
Mukteshvar Temple

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