5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  6​h
1
Ujjain
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Nagpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Mumbai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Shirdi
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

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Ujjain

Ujjain
The capital of one of the region's ancient kingdoms, Ujjain lost some of its political and cultural importance during the years of the Raj.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patal Bhairav Temple.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ujjain online tour planner .

Chandigarh to Ujjain is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Ujjain are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Nagpur.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites

1
night
Nagpur

Nagpur
Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
On the 13th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Manav Mandir, explore the activities along Arani River, contemplate the long history of Ambagarh Fort, then don't miss a visit to Dhapewada Vithoba Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Vyankatesh Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nagpur trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ujjain to Nagpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Nagpur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Nagpur

Nature Parks Historic Sites

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, contemplate the long history of Khotachiwadi, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip planner .

Getting from Nagpur to Mumbai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

1
night
Shirdi

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
On the 15th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, then see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Shirdi online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Mumbai to Shirdi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Dixit Wada Museum ©
Dixit Wada Museum

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally stop by India House.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Shirdi to Amritsar in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Amritsar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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