8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Vrindavan
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Varanasi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Lucknow
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
day
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Vaishno Devi Dham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Radha Damodar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan.

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Ahmedabad to Vrindavan is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in May: highs in Vrindavan hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex, contemplate the waterfront views at Vishram Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadheesh Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, and finally don't miss a visit to Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir.

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Mathura is just a stone's throw from Vrindavan. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then look for gifts at Oswal Arts Pvt. Ltd, and then make a trip to Taj Mahal.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Agra tour planner.

You can drive from Mathura to Agra in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Agra are 48°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

1
night
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Varanasi day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Varanasi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucknow.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks Tours Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

1
night
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 9th (Thu), take a stroll through Hazratganj, pause for some photo ops at Bara Imambara, then steep yourself in history at Rumi Darwaza, then don't miss a visit to Chowk, and finally examine the collection at The Residency.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lucknow online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Lucknow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Lucknow are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
The Residency ©
The Residency

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