8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Durgapur
Drive:  20​h
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h
End: Durgapur

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a short side trip with Day Trips, stroll around Mehtab Bagh, and make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Agra road trip planning app .

Durgapur to Agra is an approximately 20-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. December in Agra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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 28th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Haridwar planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to Haridwar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): gain insight at Forest Research Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dehradun sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

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