8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Allahabad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chitrakoot
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Varanasi
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Bodh Gaya
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lalita Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Benimadhav Temple, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Khusro Bagh and Anand Bhavan. Allahabad Museum and Jawahar Planetarium will appeal to museum buffs. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Allahabad Fort and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Allahabad trip itinerary maker tool .

Mumbai to Allahabad is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chitrakoot.

Things to do in Allahabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sai Dham Mandir ©
Sai Dham Mandir
Khusro Bagh ©
Khusro Bagh
Anand Bhavan ©
Anand Bhavan

1
night
Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalinjar Fort, Bharat Koop and Ganesh Bagh. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Bharat Koop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Janaki Kund, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sphatik Shila, then admire the landmark architecture of Ganesh Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sita Rasoi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Dhara Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Gupt Godavari Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamadgiri Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamtaji Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Kalinjar Fort.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chitrakoot trip maker app .

Getting from Allahabad to Chitrakoot by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Chitrakoot

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sphatik Shila ©
Sphatik Shila
Hanuman Dhara Temple ©
Hanuman Dhara Temple
Sita Rasoi ©
Sita Rasoi

3
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vindhyavasini Devi Temple, Chunar Fort, Traditional Varanasi, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Archaeological Museum and Chet Singh Ghat. Get some historical perspective at Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple) and Tibetan Temple. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sarnath, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), and get outside with Munshi Ghat.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi vacation planning website .

Drive from Chitrakoot to Varanasi in 6 hours. In November, daytime highs in Varanasi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mirzapur
Highlights from your plan
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Tibetan Temple ©
Tibetan Temple
Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple) ©
Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple)

1
night
Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
You've added Muchalinda Lake, Ajapala Nigrodha Tree, Cankamana, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Bhutan Monastery and Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Thai Monastery and Mahabodhi Temple. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bodhi Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chinese Temple, examine the collection at Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum, and appreciate the history behind Great Buddha Statue.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bodh Gaya online visit planner .

You can take a train from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Haridwar on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Royal Bhutan Monastery ©
Royal Bhutan Monastery
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple

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