8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nainital online route planner .

Pune to Nainital is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dehradun.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, and finally don't miss a visit to Mahasu Devta Mandir.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dehradun online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Nainital to Dehradun in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mahasu Devta Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Camel Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Camel's Back Road, then take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then look for gifts at Himalayan Weavers, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mussoorie route planning site .

Getting from Dehradun to Mussoorie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, see the interesting displays at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mussoorie to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

Similar Plans

11 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in North India & Chandigarh BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Rajasthan, Mathura & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Dehradun & Mussoorie BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in New Delhi & Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in New Delhi, Amritsar & Jaipur BY A USER FROM INDIA September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in New Delhi & Nainital BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Golden Triangle (India) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in India BY A USER FROM MALDIVES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Argentina & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans