8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Dwarka
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Diu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Sasan Gir
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sidi Saeed Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and then take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad planning website .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in November, expect Ahmedabad to be a bit warmer, temps between 91°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Sidi Saeed Mosque ©
Sidi Saeed Mosque

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Fri), stroll around Gomti Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, and finally make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dwarka trip planner .

Getting from Ahmedabad to Dwarka by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

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

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust and then make a trip to Triveni Sangam.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Somnath journey 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 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Diu.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust ©
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust
Triveni Sangam ©
Triveni Sangam

1
night
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 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangeshwar Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nagoa Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Diu trip tool .

You can drive from Somnath to Diu in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Diu

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

1
night
Sasan Gir

Sasan Gir ©
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and then admire the engineering at Kamleshwar Dam.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sasan Gir trip planner.

You can drive from Diu to Sasan Gir in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Junagadh
Highlights from your plan
Kamleshwar Dam ©
Kamleshwar Dam

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