17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 5 nights
2
Haridwar
— 4 nights
3
Badrinath
— 3 nights
4
Kedarnath
— 1 night
5
Gangotri
— 2 nights

5
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Shrine Basilica Bandel and ISKCON Kolkata, Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. John's Church and Parashnath Jain Temple. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Tagore House, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kolkata (Calcutta). September in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Shrine Basilica Bandel
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Shrine Basilica Bandel
Shrine Basilica Bandel
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Birla Temple ©
Birla Temple

4
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sivananda Ashram and Daksheshwar Mahadev. Kunjapuri Devi Temple and Ganga Aarti at Haridwar will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Haridwar: Rishikesh (Spas & Bharat Mandir) and Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple (in Ujjain). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Swami Vivekanand Park, and take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Haridwar trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Haridwar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Badrinath.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
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Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

3
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Get some historical perspective at Hemkund Sahib and Joshimath. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bheem Pul and Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Badrinath trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Haridwar to Badrinath in 9.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chamoli, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaurikund Temple, then appreciate the history behind Shankaracharya Samadhi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kedarnath travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Badrinath to Kedarnath with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gangotri.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Gaurikund Temple ©
Gaurikund Temple
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
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 15th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Gauri Kund and Surya Kund, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangotri Temple, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pandav Gufa.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gangotri road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Gangotri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangotri

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gangotri Temple ©
Gangotri Temple
Gauri Kund and Surya Kund
Gauri Kund and Surya Kund

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