8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Diu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sasan Gir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dwarka
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 11th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jami Masjid. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell, and finally steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad trip itinerary builder website .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Jami Masjid ©
Jami Masjid

1
night
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
On the 13th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Nagoa Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangeshwar Temple, contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Diu trip planner .

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Diu in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple
St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

2
nights
Sasan Gir

Sasan Gir ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the engineering at Kamleshwar Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Satadhar, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Devalia Safari Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sasan Gir trip maker website .

You can drive from Diu to Sasan Gir in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Somnath.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Junagadh
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Devalia Safari Park ©
Devalia Safari Park
Satadhar ©
Satadhar

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhalka Tirth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, then make a trip to Prachi Tirth, and finally don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Somnath travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sasan Gir to Somnath takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir

1
night
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple, don't miss a visit to Gomti Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Shiva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dwarka trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Somnath to Dwarka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Nageshwar Shiva Temple ©
Nageshwar Shiva Temple

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