8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dhanbad
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Howrah
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Allahabad
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Howrah

Howrah ©
Howrah or Haora is an industrial city, a municipal corporation in the West Bengal, India. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Avani Riverside Mall, then snap pictures at Second Hooghly Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Belur Math. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Bibhutibhushan Wildlife Sanctuary and then contemplate the long history of Ruins of Gaur.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Howrah online travel planner .

Dhanbad to Howrah is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Howrah

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

West Bengal, Belur Math
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Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Second Hooghly Bridge ©
Second Hooghly Bridge

3
nights
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.
Varanasi is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Manikarnika Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Howrah to Varanasi. In October, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Walking tours
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats

1
night
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
On the 18th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir, then admire the natural beauty at Company Gardens Allahabad, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of All Saints Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Allahabad planner .

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Allahabad takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Allahabad

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Allahabad Fort ©
Allahabad Fort
Triveni Sangam Allahabad ©
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
Company Gardens Allahabad ©
Company Gardens Allahabad

2
nights
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 19th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of La Martiniere College, stroll through Dr. Ambedkar Park, then make a trip to Chowk, and finally admire the striking features of Bara Imambara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): meet the residents at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, then see the interesting displays at The Residency, then steep yourself in history at Rumi Darwaza, and finally shop like a local with Hazratganj.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lucknow trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Allahabad to Lucknow in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Allahabad in October since evenings lows in Lucknow dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Dr. Ambedkar Park ©
Dr. Ambedkar Park
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj

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