8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttarakhand attractions planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Haridwar
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Badrinath
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Haridwar day trip planning app .

New Delhi to Haridwar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 24th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivananda Ashram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Jhula, then take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Patna Waterfalls.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Rishikesh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Sivananda Ashram ©
Sivananda Ashram
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madmaheshwar Temple, pause for some photo ops at Shankaracharya Samadhi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kedarnath journey maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rishikesh to Kedarnath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Ganesh Gufa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Murti Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahma Kapal.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Badrinath trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kedarnath to Badrinath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Brahma Kapal ©
Brahma Kapal

Similar Plans

9 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Haridwar BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Uttarakhand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 37 days in Rishikesh, Dhanaulti & Mussoorie BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Rishikesh, Dhanaulti & Mussoorie BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Haridwar & Rishikesh BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Rishikesh BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Haridwar BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans