8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  11​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Hyderabad
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h
End: Cairo

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then contemplate the long history of India Gate, and then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb.

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

Cairo, Egypt to New Delhi is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. January in New Delhi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Agra Fort and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

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.
On the 11th (Sat), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Artchill, then admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and finally view the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gem Plaza.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Agra in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Belekan beach and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Om Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gokarna road trip planning website .

Getting from Jaipur to Gokarna by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
day
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 15th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Laad Bazaar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hyderabad road trip planning website .

You can drive from Gokarna to Hyderabad in 10 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Hyderabad, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Laad Bazaar ©
Laad Bazaar
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

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