8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
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Mumbai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
6
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, then cruise along Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 13th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Agra holiday planning app .

Getting from Mumbai to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: highs in Agra hover around 48°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read New Delhi itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

Planning Manali trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and then stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chandigarh driving holiday app .

Getting from Shimla to Chandigarh by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amritsar road trip planning tool .

Drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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