8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
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Dwarka
— 1 night
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Somnath
— 1 night
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Bhuj
— 1 night
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Diu
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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Step out of Ahmedabad to go to Gandhinagar and see Adalaj Trimandir, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid, contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, and admire the striking features of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad holiday tool.

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Ahmedabad to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront

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Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, then make a trip to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, then make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dwarka online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ahmedabad to Dwarka in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Rukshamanee Mandir ©
Rukshamanee Mandir

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Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhalka Tirth, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Somnath tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dwarka to Somnath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Gita Mandir ©
Gita Mandir
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust ©
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust

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Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
On the 6th (Sun), head outdoors with Kutch Tour Guide and then contemplate the waterfront views at Great Rann of Kutch. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Sharad Baug Palace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bhuj trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Somnath to Bhuj in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Bhuj, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Diu.

Things to do in Bhuj

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
Kutch Tour Guide ©
Kutch Tour Guide

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Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nagoa Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Diu Fort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Diu online attractions planner.

Getting from Bhuj to Diu by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple

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