8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Haridwar
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Xenia Cities and then take a stroll through Basavanagudi.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bengaluru, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Bengaluru. April in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Xenia Cities ©
Xenia Cities
Basavanagudi ©
Basavanagudi

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 8th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kovalam road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bengaluru to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kovalam, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

1
day
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Haridwar trip planner .

Fly from Kovalam to Haridwar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of India Gate, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and then take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

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Fly from Haridwar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Agra online holiday planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur and then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace. On the next day, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Govind Dev Ji Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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