8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Surat
1
Surat
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Ujjain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Omkareshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Mandu
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
End: Surat

1
night
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Sai Mandir, then kick back and relax at Dumas Beach, then browse the different shops at VR Surat, and finally browse the collection at Kavi Narmad Central Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Surat holiday site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Surat. In May, daily temperatures in Surat can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ujjain.

Things to do in Surat

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan
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Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan ©
Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan
VR Surat ©
VR Surat
Kavi Narmad Central Library ©
Kavi Narmad Central Library

2
nights
Ujjain

Ujjain ©
The capital of one of the region's ancient kingdoms, Ujjain lost some of its political and cultural importance during the years of the Raj.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Mandir Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chintaman Ganesh Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangalnath Temple, and finally gain insight at Sandipani Ashram.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ujjain trip builder tool.

You can fly from Surat to Ujjain in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Surat in May since evenings lows in Ujjain dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Omkareshwar.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mangalnath Temple
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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

1
night
Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar ©
Home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva, Omkareshwar remains known as one of the holiest pilgrimage destinations for Hindus.
On the 14th (Thu), delve into the distant past at 24 Avatars Group of Temples, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwar Parikrama, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mamleshwar Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Omkareshwar itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ujjain to Omkareshwar takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Omkareshwar are 49°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Mandu.

Things to do in Omkareshwar

Historic Sites
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Mamleshwar Temple ©
Mamleshwar Temple
Omkareshwar Parikrama ©
Omkareshwar Parikrama
24 Avatars Group of Temples ©
24 Avatars Group of Temples

3
nights
Mandu

Mandu ©
Mandu or Mandavgad is a uninhabited ancient city in the present-day Mandav area of the Dhar district. Venture out of the city with trips to Maheshwar (Queen's Fort, Ahilyabai Ghats, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Rani Roopmati Pavillion, don't miss a visit to Hoshang Shah’s Tomb होशैंग शाह का मकबरा, and appreciate the history behind Ram Mandir.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandu trip maker.

Drive from Omkareshwar to Mandu in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mandu

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Maheshwar
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Queen's Fort ©
Queen's Fort
Ahilyabai Ghats ©
Ahilyabai Ghats
Rani Roopmati Pavillion ©
Rani Roopmati Pavillion

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