15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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Mussoorie
— 1 night
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Haridwar
— 1 night
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Rishikesh
— 2 nights
4
Amritsar
— 1 day
5
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
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Kasol
— 2 nights
7
Mathura
— 1 night
8
Vrindavan
— Few hours
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Varanasi
— 1 night

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©

Queen of Hill Stations

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for gifts at Cambridge Book Depot and then stroll through Gun Hill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mussoorie online trip itinerary builder.

Palanpur to Mussoorie is an approximately 19-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cambridge Book Depot
4.6
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Mountain
Gun Hill
1.0

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Haridwar

Haridwar ©

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Haridwar trip planner.

You can drive from Mussoorie to Haridwar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Religious Site
Daksheshwar Mahadev
4.4
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Scenic Walking Area
Birla Ghat
4.2

2
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Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to The Beatles Ashram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at Shiv Gauri Pashmina World, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh tour planning tool.

Drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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Must see
Spas
4.7
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.9
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Religious Site
Triveni Ghat
4.5

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Amritsar

Amritsar ©

Golden City

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at India House, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Amritsar takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Amritsar are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
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Religious Site
Durgiana Temple
4.2
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Historic Site
Gobindgarh Fort
4.1
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Spa
Spas
5.0

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

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

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Dalhousie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Mountain
Dainkund Peak
4.7

2
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Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
On the 28th (Thu), make a trip to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Sar Pass Trek and then appreciate the views at Parvati Valley.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kasol vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Kasol takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hot Spring
Hot Water Spring
4.1
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Hiking Trail
Sar Pass Trek
5.0
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Valley
Parvati Valley
4.7

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Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Govardhan Hill.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mathura trip planning site.

You can drive from Kasol to Mathura in 14.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — 31:
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Mountain
Govardhan Hill
4.1

few
hours
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©

Braj-Bhoomi

The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Priyakant Ju Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vrindavan trip maker tool.

Vrindavan is just a stone's throw from Mathura. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Vrindavan

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Religious Site
Banke Bihari Temple
4.0

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Varanasi

Varanasi ©

Spiritual Capital of India

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the activities along Ganges River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then view the masterpieces at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip app.

You can fly from Vrindavan to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
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Must see
Ganges River
4.4
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
4.7

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