8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Rajkot
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rajkot

2
nights
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 31st (Thu): make a trip to Qutub Minar, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online itinerary planner .

Rajkot to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rajkot in October, plan for slightly colder nights in New Delhi, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Haridwar travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Haridwar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Governor's House Raj Bhawan, stroll around Eco Cave Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Haridwar to Nainital by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Governor's House Raj Bhawan ©
Governor's House Raj Bhawan

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then stroll around Mehtab Bagh.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Agra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Mehtab Bagh ©
Mehtab Bagh

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.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gopinath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Radharaman Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Priyakant Ju Mandir.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mathura online holiday maker .

Getting from Agra to Mathura by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vrindavan
Highlights from your plan
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Radharaman Mandir ©
Radharaman Mandir

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