8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Mumbai
— Few hours
2
Udaipur
— 1 night
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
4
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Leh
— 2 nights
6
New Delhi
— 1 night
End: Chennai

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hours
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai driving holiday planner .

Chennai (Madras) to Mumbai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chennai (Madras) in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Dhobi Ghat ©
Dhobi Ghat

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Udaipur online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
On the 11th (Sat), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally make a trip to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple. On the next day, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and finally identify plant and animal life at EleSafari.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur online travel planner .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then make a trip to Jahangir's Hauz, and finally make a trip to Taj Mahal.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Agra day trip site .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Agra are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

2
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, then examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery. Keep things going the next day: stop by De Pashmina Emporium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Phyang Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and finally don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leh planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, then admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and finally don't miss a visit to India Gate.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi tour itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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