8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Varanasi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Pune
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Varanasi

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell, see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sidi Saeed Mosque.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ahmedabad vacation maker tool .

Varanasi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Varanasi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ahmedabad, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Pune.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Jami Masjid ©
Jami Masjid

1
night
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Shinde Chatri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Moreshwar Temple, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then hunt for treasures at Phule Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pune holiday site .

Fly from Ahmedabad to Pune in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Gateway of India, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take a stroll through Nariman Point, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip planner .

You can drive from Pune to Mumbai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
night
Nashik

Nashik ©
Whether you want to tour important religious sites or explore the city's 22 wineries, you'll have no shortage of things to do in Nashik.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Mandir Nashik, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, then admire the landmark architecture of Kalaram Temple, and finally learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashik travel planning app .

Drive from Mumbai to Nashik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple

1
night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
On the 11th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chini Mahal, Head underground at Ellora Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad trip maker site .

You can drive from Nashik to Aurangabad in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daytime highs in Aurangabad are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

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