8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  3​h
1
New Delhi
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Kovalam
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Mararikulam
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Vijayawada


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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip planning website .

Vijayawada to New Delhi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in New Delhi sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

You can plan Manali trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Shimla

Shimla
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shimla trip builder website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll set off for Agra on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Tours Outdoors

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then make a trip to Taj Mahal, then stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, and finally stop by Marble Cottage.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Agra road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Shimla to Agra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In September in Agra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs ©

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 19th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace. On the next day, stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, then look for gifts at New Maharaja Gem Palace, and then look for gifts at The Gem Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur holiday planner .

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
day
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 21st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam day trip site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Kovalam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Jaipur in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Kovalam, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mararikulam online travel route planner .

Getting from Kovalam to Mararikulam by car takes about 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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