8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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8 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Udaipur
Fly:  4 h
1
Dehradun
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Udaipur

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Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Dehradun travel route website .

Udaipur to Dehradun is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 22nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then get some fabulous bargains at A Prakash and Co, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk. On the next day, trek along Camel's Back Road, then steep yourself in history at Gun Hill, and then walk around Company Garden.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mussoorie itinerary planner.

Drive from Dehradun to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Mussoorie

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

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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 24th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, then stop by The Pahari Store, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, get great views at Snow View Point, and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mussoorie to Nainital takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rishikesh: Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, take in the views from Ram Jhula, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rishikesh road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nainital to Rishikesh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula Bridge ©
Lakshman Jhula Bridge
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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