12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

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12 days in Uttarakhand Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
1
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Almora
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kausani
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get great views at Snow View Point. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), then take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Naukuchiatal Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nainital trip app.

Pune to Nainital is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Almora.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimtal Lake, Naina Devi Temple, Naukuchiatal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

1
night
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Jageshwar, make a trip to Jageshwar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitai Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasar Devi.

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

Getting from Nainital to Almora by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kausani.

Things to do in Almora

Historic Sites Museums
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Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple
Jageshwar Temple ©
Jageshwar Temple
Kasar Devi ©
Kasar Devi

2
nights
Kausani

Kausani ©
The small hill station of Kausani offers such stunning views of the nearby Himalayas, Mahatma Gandhi once called it the "Switzerland of India." Although Kausani tourism sector provides a vital source of income for the locals, the remote outpost never feels too crowded with foreigners.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): gain insight at Lakshmi Ashram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Rudradhari Falls & Caves, then get engrossed in the history at Sumitranandan pant gallery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Kausani Tea Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: revel in the low prices at Kausani Shawl Factory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, see the sky in a new way at Stargate Observatory, then contemplate the long history of Anasakti Ashram, and finally see the sky in a new way at Kausani Planetarium.

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Getting from Almora to Kausani by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Kausani

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Anasakti Ashram ©
Anasakti Ashram
Baijnath Temple
Baijnath Temple
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple ©
Rudrahari Mahadev Temple

2
nights
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.
Jim Corbett National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, see Off-Road Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Jim Corbett National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jim Corbett National Park online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Kausani to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jim Corbett National Park, Ramganga Dam
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park
Safaris

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 9th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then snap pictures at Ram Jhula, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Rishikesh in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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 10th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, make a trip to Lal Tibba, explore the striking landscape at The Camel Rock, then hike along Camel's Back Road, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Hill. On the next day, stroll around Company Garden, deepen your understanding at Tibetan Homes School, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally stop by Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie online road trip planner.

Getting from Rishikesh to Mussoorie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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