8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Vrindavan
— 3 nights
train:  16​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar and then admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of India Gate, then don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

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Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in New Delhi at 27°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Agra.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Jahangir's Hauz, and finally make a trip to Taj Mahal.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Govardhan Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garud Govindji Temple, don't miss a visit to Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mathura trip builder .

You can drive from Agra to Mathura in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Mathura

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Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex ©
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple ©
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple

3
nights
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Seva Kunj, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Radha Damodar Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Deeg Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mata Vaishno Devi Dham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Radha Ras Bihari Ashta Sakhi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madan Mohan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Keshi Ghat.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vrindavan trip itinerary website .

Vrindavan is very close to Mathura. In December, daily temperatures in Vrindavan can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Deeg Palace
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Madan Mohan Temple ©
Madan Mohan Temple
Radha Damodar Temple ©
Radha Damodar Temple
Seva Kunj ©
Seva Kunj

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