8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Puri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Cuttack
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Bhubaneswar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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day
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, then look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, and then steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mumbai travel route tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. In October, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Historic Sites
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at EleSafari and Make Bike Trip. Shop till you drop at Gem Plaza and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Gyan Museum, and explore the galleries of Gallery Artchill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur day trip planning site .

Fly from Mumbai to Jaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Balighai Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Konark Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baliharachandi Temple, then wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Puri trip planner.

Fly from Jaipur to Puri in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in October, expect nights in Puri to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Cuttack.

Things to do in Puri

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach
Raghurajpur Artist Village ©
Raghurajpur Artist Village
Baliharachandi Temple ©
Baliharachandi Temple

1
night
Cuttack

Cuttack ©
Cuttack is the former capital and the second largest city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Anantashayana Vishnu, stroll through Paradeep Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Odisha State Maritime Museum, Cuttack, then steep yourself in history at Barabati Fort, and finally examine the collection at Netaji Birth Place Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cuttack trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Puri to Cuttack takes 2 hours. October in Cuttack sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Cuttack

Museums Beaches Parks
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Odisha State Maritime Museum, Cuttack ©
Netaji Birth Place Museum ©
Netaji Birth Place Museum
Barabati Fort ©
Barabati Fort

1
night
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): Head underground at Khandagiri Caves, admire the striking features of Shree Ram Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of MukteshwarTemple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rajarani Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Orissa Modern Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bhubaneswar driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Shree Ram Mandir ©
Shree Ram Mandir
MukteshwarTemple ©
MukteshwarTemple

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