Uttarakhand Itinerary for 7 Days

Welcome to Uttarakhand, a place of outstanding natural beauty and heavenly spirituality. This 7-day Uttarakhand tour itinerary will take you to some of the state's most attractive locations, such as the holy city of Rishikesh and the tranquil refuge of Ramgarh. Get ready to enjoy this attractive region's colourful culture as well as the tranquillity of the Himalayas, picturesque lakes and historic temples.

Day 1: Haridwar + Rishikesh (Stay at Glasshouse, Rishikesh)

  • It takes about 45 minutes to go 20 kilometres, from Haridwar to Rishikesh
  • Arrive in Haridwar, a city renowned for its spiritual significance and the holy River Ganges, to start your tour.
  • Explore the well-known Har Ki Pauri ghat and spend the evening taking in the mesmerising Ganga Aarti ceremony.
  • Travel to Rishikesh, the home of yoga, to partake in yoga and meditation practices.
  • Visit Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula, two famous suspension bridges that provide sweeping vistas of the Ganges.
  • Take in the calm ambience of Glasshouse, a peaceful establishment in Rishikesh renowned for its cosy lodgings and restorative ambience.

Person knelling down and performing a ritual with lights
River flowing beside a town and merging with another river

Day 2: Devprayag

  • Approximately 74 km (3 hours) from Rishikesh to Devprayag
  • Take a beautiful trip to Devprayag, a holy city at the meeting point of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers.
  • Visit Raghunath Ji Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama, and ask for blessings at this important pilgrimage location.
  • Observe the two rivers combining to form the holy Ganges and take in Devprayag's mystical ambience.
  • Visit Glasshouse again for another tranquil night in Rishikesh.

Day 3: Nainital + Ramgarh (Stay at Ramgarh Bungalows, Ramgarh)

  • Approximately 290 km (6 hours) from Rishikesh to Ramgarh via Nainital
  • Visit Nainital, a lovely hill town renowned for its glistening Naini Lake and sweeping vistas.
  • Visit Naina Devi Temple, go on a boat trip on Naini Lake, and take in the scenery from Naina Peak.
  • Continue to Ramgarh, a tranquil getaway surrounded by apple orchards and luxuriant greenery.
  • Arrive at the luxurious Ramgarh Bungalows, a haven of peace and gracious hospitality.

Apples tree filled with applies in an orchard
A person kayaking on a river with the sun setting behind it

Day 4: Bhimtal + Naukuchiatal

  • Approximately 20 km (1 hour) from Ramgarh to Bhimtal, and 4 km (15 minutes) from Bhimtal to Naukuchiatal
  • Discover Bhimtal, a charming lakeside community famous for Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple and Bhimtal Lake.
  • Take pleasure in sailing on the tranquil lake and take in the breathtaking scenery all around you.
  • Continue on to Naukuchiatal, a picturesque lake with nine corners that offers a tranquil setting and chances for adventure sports like paragliding and kayaking.
  • Return to Ramgarh Bungalows and relax in the peace of the neighbourhood.

Day 5: Mukteshwar

  • Take a day excursion to Mukteshwar, which is located 37 km from Ramgarh.
  • View the Himalayas in full splendour from the Mukteshwar Temple.
  • Visit Chauli Ki Jali, a cliff with breathtaking views where rock climbing is very popular.
  • Visit the charming village of Sitla and talk to the residents.
  • Before going back to Ramgarh Bungalows, experience Mukteshwar's tranquillity and natural beauty.

Statue of Lord Shiva with a water body in the background
Figure of a goddess wearing a blue saree

Day 6: Almora

  • Travel to Almora, which is around 40 kilometres from Ramgarh.
  • Discover ancient temples, such as Nanda Devi, Kasar Devi and Chitai Golu Devta.
  • To see stunning sunset views, visit Bright End Corner.
  • Shop for unusual things and learn about local handicrafts at the Lala Bazaar.
  • Take in Almora's rich cultural legacy while taking in the tranquil atmosphere.
  • For your nighttime accommodation, go back to Ramgarh Bungalows.

Day 7: Kausani

  • It takes around 84 kilometres (2.5 hours) from Almora to Kausani.
  • Visit Kausani, also referred to as the "Switzerland of India," for stunning Himalayan views.
  • See the breathtaking sunrise and sunset above the snow.


Aerial view of a strem flowing between the hills

Embark on a Uttarakhand tour plan for 7 days, witnessing the meditative retreat of Ramgarh and the spiritual refuge of Rishikesh. Stay at the relaxing Ramgarh Bungalows in Ramgarh and the cosy Glasshouse in Rishikesh. Awe-inspiring natural wonders like Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Mukteshwar, Almora and Kausani may be found there, as well as the divine aura of Haridwar and the confluence of rivers in Devprayag. Each location provides distinctive experiences, from doing yoga and meditation in Rishikesh to boating on the lakes of Nainital and taking in panoramic vistas of the Himalayas in Kausani. Your 7-day itinerary for Uttarakhand promises a well-balanced mix of spirituality, nature and rejuvenation, helping you to create priceless memories of this alluring area.