8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Haridwar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Spend the 6th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, and take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur road trip planning tool .

Bengaluru to Jaipur is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in January, with highs in Jaipur at 26°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner .

You can fly from Jaipur to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in January, you will find days in New Delhi are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhimgoda Tank, then take in the views from Canal Centenary Bridge, then browse the different shops at The Pentagon Mall, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gurukul Kangri University.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Haridwar trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Haridwar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Haridwar

#Shopping, #Historic Sites
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The Pentagon Mall ©
The Pentagon Mall
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Gurukul Kangri University ©
Gurukul Kangri University

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally don't miss a visit to Akal Takht.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar route builder website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Haridwar to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©

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