8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
3
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, and finally make a trip to Panjab University.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh tour itinerary planning website .

Ahmedabad to Chandigarh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

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Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Panjab University ©
Panjab University

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Guru Nanak Dev University, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then make a trip to Harmandir Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. On the next day, stroll through Kaiser Bagh Park, make a trip to Khalsa College, make a trip to Sultanwind Gate, then see the interesting displays at Virasat-e-Khlasa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santokhsar Sahib.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Chandigarh to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Amritsar

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amritsar to Agra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

#Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi journey builder tool .

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 31°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

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St. James' Church
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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