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Haridwar Rishikesh Mussoorie Tour

Explore the Beauty of Haridwar, Rishikesh, & Mussoorie

By Rahul KumarPublished 2 months ago 6 min read

Haridwar, Rishikesh and Mussoorie are three of the most popular destinations in Uttarakhand. These places are well-known for their natural beauty and amazing tourist locations. Therefore, many tourists flock to these places every year in search of some peace and tranquility. There are plenty of things you can do on an Uttarakhand trip to Haridwar Rishikesh and Mussoorie. And if you’re planning a longer stay as well as a few day trip from Delhi or Agra then it becomes even more interesting. Here we’ll give you some insights into the best way to explore this area in detail over 6 days with friends and family:


Haridwar is one of the oldest pilgrimage destinations in India where people come to bathe in the holy waters of the Ganga. The place is also known for its Shri Vishnu Temple at Haridwar which is believed to be the abode of Lord Vishnu. The town is a hot spot of pilgrimage during the rainy season as the river Ganga here is said to be a charioteer of Lord Vishnu. There are many places of interest that you can visit in Haridwar. You can visit the famous Kedarnath Temple, Vaasdev Temple and the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Haridwar also has a large number of temples and Ganga Aarti ceremonies are a must during your trip. We also recommend visiting the Badrinath Temple, the Char Dham, the Ganga Pushkarini, the Paryavaran Bhumi, the Nageswar Temple and the Santoshi Temple where you can find the Santoshi-Maa temple. Another important religious place in Haridwar is the Jyotirlinga. The water in this place is said to be the original source of the Ganga.

Things to Do in Haridwar

Visit Har Ki Pauri: A sacred ghat on the banks of the Ganges River, known for its evening aarti ceremony.

Explore the Temples: Visit the ancient temples of Mansa Devi, Chandi Devi, and Neelkanth Mahadev.

Take a dip in the Ganges: Bathe in the holy waters of the Ganges River, believed to purify the soul and wash away sins.

Attend the Ganga Aarti: Watch the nightly ritual of lighting diyas and offerings to the river.

Visit the Rajaji National Park: Enjoy a wildlife safari and see tigers, elephants, and other animals in their natural habitat.

Shop for souvenirs: Explore the colorful markets of Haridwar, known for their traditional sweets, spices, and handicrafts.

Participate in Yoga and Meditation: Join a yoga class or attend a meditation session to refresh your mind and body.

Visit the Pawan Dham Temple: A modern temple complex dedicated to Lord Hanuman, featuring beautiful architecture and sculptures.


Rishikesh is a popular hill station in Uttarakhand that is well-known for its ashramas and yoga retreats. The place is also known as the summer capital of India as the temperature here never goes above 20°C and is ideal for a visit during the monsoon season. The landscape of this place is said to be the inspiration for the paintings of the famous Rama and Sita in the epic Ramayana. The main places of interest in Rishikesh are the Ramanath temple, the Kedar Nath Temple, the Ashram of Shri Ramdev, Kedarnath Temple, the Ganga Sagar Dam, the MOM, the Hari Parbat Temple, the Yoganarji Temple and the Ganga Aarti. You can also explore the life and times of the great Indian saints like Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Swami Sri Yukteswar, Swami Shivanand and Swami Sivananda.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Visit the Triveni Ghat: A sacred bathing spot on the banks of the Ganges River, where Hindu pilgrims gather to perform rituals.

Explore the Temples: Visit ancient temples such as Neer Garh Waterfall Temple, Trimbakeshwar Temple, and Parmarth Niketan.

Participate in Adventure Sports: Enjoy activities such as white-water rafting, bungee jumping, and kayaking in the Ganges River.

Attend the Ganga Aarti: Watch the nightly ritual of lighting diyas and offerings to the river.

Go on a Yoga and Meditation Retreat: Join a yoga or meditation course to refresh your mind, body, and soul.

Visit the Beatles Ashram: Explore the vibrant street art and graffiti at the former recording studio of the Beatles.

Visit the Neer Garh Waterfall: Take a refreshing swim in the waterfall and enjoy the scenic views.

Shop for souvenirs: Explore the colorful markets of Rishikesh, known for their traditional products, like malas, clothing, and books on yoga and spirituality.


This hill station is famous for its bloom during the monsoon season when the flowers cover the place in a beautiful pink and white blanket. You can visit this place between May and October and you’ll find the place bustling with tourists during this time. The Victorian architecture in this place is another major attraction that draws people here. You can visit historic centers, waterfalls, old forts and enjoy the famous rose gardens. You can also visit the Aravalli Hills, the Shimla Hills or the Kumaon Hills. You can also discover the flora, fauna and the life of the people in different regions of India. This is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the culture of the people. You can visit the local markets, taste local foods and learn about the festivals and traditions of the people. You can also visit the forts and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. You should also visit the Neelkanth Temple, the Indo-Tibet Friendship Bridge and the Bhujiya Temple.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Visit the Kempty Falls: Enjoy a swim in the natural waterfall and take in the scenic views.

Explore the Mall Road: Stroll down the main shopping street, lined with shops, restaurants, and cafes.

Visit Gun Hill: Take a cable car ride to the summit of Gun Hill for panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.

Explore the Company Garden: Enjoy a picnic in the public park, surrounded by lush greenery and scenic views.

Visit the George Everest House: Explore the former residence of the British surveyor, Sir George Everest, and learn about his life and work.

Take a walk on Camel's Back Road: Enjoy a scenic walk along the rolling hills and take in views of the Doon Valley.

Visit the Mussoorie Lake: Enjoy a boat ride on the lake and take in the scenic views.

Explore the Jwalaji Temple: Visit the ancient temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Jwalaji and take in the scenic views from the temple grounds.


Uttarakhand is a perfect place for a vacation. The natural beauty of the place, the culture and the people make this state a must-visit place. If you want to explore the place in detail, we recommend you to visit Haridwar Rishikesh and Mussoorie. These places are full of natural beauty and offer a relaxing atmosphere to the tourists. You can also explore other places in the state like the Dehradun, the Rudraprayag and the Gwalprayag Valley. If you want to explore the place in detail and immer us in the culture of the people, you can also visit other hill stations in the state.

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About the Creator

Rahul Kumar

Travel Agent at Mussoorie Travels. We offer various travel packages and Taxi Services that can cater to your needs and budget. Book One-Way & Round Trip cabs services from Dzire cab, Innova, tempo traveler & bus for Uttarakhand Tour.

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