8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Diu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Somnath
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dwarka
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
New Delhi

2
days
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, don't miss a visit to Camp Hanuman Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple, Ahmedabad.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad online tour itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
days
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to I.N.S.Khukery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vanakbara Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Nagoa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ghogla Beach, and then head outdoors with Naida Caves.

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Fly from Ahmedabad to Diu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Diu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Vanakbara Beach
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Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Ghogla Beach ©
Ghogla Beach

3
days
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Popular historic sites such as Somnath Mahadev Temple and Somnath Temple are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and Bhalka Tirth. Explore Somnath's surroundings by going to Chorwad Beach (in Chorwad) and Devalia Safari Park (in Sasan Gir). The adventure continues: make a trip to Triveni Sangam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panch Pandav Gufa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Veraval Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Somnath trip builder site .

Getting from Diu to Somnath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Chorwad Beach, Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Veraval Beach, Devalia Safari Park
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Somnath Temple ©
Somnath Temple

1
day
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Shiva Temple, then make a trip to Dwarkadhish Temple, and finally make a trip to Gomti Ghat.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dwarka online road trip planner .

Drive from Somnath to Dwarka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dwarka

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Nageshwar Shiva Temple ©
Nageshwar Shiva Temple
Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

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