8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Haridwar
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
4
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Ambience Mall, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Delhi holiday builder app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. In April in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambience Mall
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Agra Fort and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. On the next day, view the masterpieces at New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, then examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip planner .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

1
day
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shravanathji's Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Haridwar travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to Haridwar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, see the interesting displays at Subir Raha Oil Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Forest Research Institute Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dehradun trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Haridwar to Dehradun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Subir Raha Oil Museum ©
Subir Raha Oil Museum

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stop by Decathlon Zirakpur, then make a trip to Urban Theka, then buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret.

Make your Chandigarh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Chandigarh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Museum Maison Jeanneret ©
Museum Maison Jeanneret
Decathlon Zirakpur ©
Decathlon Zirakpur

1
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 13th (Sat): stop by India House, then examine the collection at Virasat-e-Khlasa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip builder tool .

You can drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Amritsar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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