11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Vadodara
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Diu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dwarka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kutch
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
Surat
— 3 nights
End: Surat


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1
night
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
On the 16th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Sayaji Baug, take in the spiritual surroundings of EME Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Laxmi Vilas Palace, then see the interesting displays at Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sursagar Lake.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vadodara planner .

Ahmedabad to Vadodara is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Vadodara

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sayaji Baug ©
Sayaji Baug
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, see the interesting displays at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ahmedabad travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Vadodara to Ahmedabad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

1
night
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, then kick back and relax at Ghogla Beach, then kick back and relax at Nagoa Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Diu visit planner .

Fly from Ahmedabad to Diu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Diu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panch Pandava Gufa or Hinglaj Mataji Gufa, don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Somnath day trip app .

Traveling by car from Diu to Somnath takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth
Gita Mandir ©
Gita Mandir

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Shiva Temple, make a trip to Siddheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Dwarka Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gita Mandir Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dwarka holiday planner .

You can drive from Somnath to Dwarka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Nageshwar Shiva Temple ©
Nageshwar Shiva Temple

1
night
Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, then make a trip to Kala Dungar, and then explore the activities along Great Rann of Kutch.

Find out how to plan Kutch trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Dwarka to Kutch by car takes about 8.5 hours. In October in Kutch, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kutch

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch
Shyamji Krishna Varma Smarak ©
Shyamji Krishna Varma Smarak
Kala Dungar ©
Kala Dungar

3
nights
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
On the 23rd (Tue), stroll through Suvali Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gopi Talav. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ubharat beach, buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat, then stroll through Dumas Beach, and finally make a trip to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Surat trip planner.

You can drive from Kutch to Surat in 11.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Kutch in October, expect nights in Surat to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Suvali Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium ©
Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium
Kavi Narmad Central Library ©
Kavi Narmad Central Library
Ambika Niketan Temple ©
Ambika Niketan Temple

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