8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Vrindavan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Radha Damodar Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Seva Kunj, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banke Bihari Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vrindavan travel route builder tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Vrindavan is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites Parks
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mathura day trip planning app .

Mathura is just a stone's throw from Vrindavan. In October, daytime highs in Mathura are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Kokilavan ©
Kokilavan
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple ©
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
Govardhan Hill ©
Govardhan Hill

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then make a trip to Taj Mahal.

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Traveling by car from Mathura to Agra takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough 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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, then see the interesting displays at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Delhi, then wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, and finally make a trip to Rajpath.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Delhi tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Walking tours
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar online day trip planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Amritsar by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Food Tours

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