Over 19 people have been injured in the accident.
The mishap occurred when the bus, which was going to Haridwar from Mussoorie, skidded off the road and fell into 50-feet-deep gorge. Most of the victims died on the spot.
The injured have been admitted to Doon Government Hospital.
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the chief minister of Uttarakhand declared one lakh rupees each compensation for the close relatives of the deceased.