8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Katra
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
Badrinath
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
5
Rishikesh
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Haridwar
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru


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2
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary website .

Bengaluru to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

1
day
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
On the 16th (Tue), make a trip to Agar Jitoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple, then make a trip to Bhairo Baba Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Katra trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Delhi to Katra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agar Jitoo, Baba Dhansar
Highlights from your plan
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple
Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar
Agar Jitoo ©
Agar Jitoo

1
day
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 17th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Murti Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Kapal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Badrinath trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Katra to Badrinath in 23 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Tapt Kund ©
Tapt Kund
Brahma Kapal ©
Brahma Kapal

1
night
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Auli Ski & Snowboard School and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Joshimath trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Joshimath takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Auli
Highlights from your plan
Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal

1
day
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Cooking Masala, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh trip planner .

Getting from Joshimath to Rishikesh by car takes about 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple ©

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Haridwar trip itinerary tool .

Haridwar is just a short distance from Rishikesh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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