8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Uttarkashi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Gangotri
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the views from Lakshman Jhula and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip builder .

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uttarkashi.

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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

1
day
Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi
Uttarkashi, meaning Kashi of the north, is a town in Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Uttarkashi route planning website .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Uttarkashi takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Uttarkashi

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Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
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1
day
Gangotri

Gangotri
Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Gauri Kund and Surya Kund and then Head underground at Pandav Gufa.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gangotri online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Uttarkashi to Gangotri takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Gangotri

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4
days
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple (Galta Ji).

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gangotri to Jaipur. In June, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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