8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Mussoorie
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
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.
Attractions like Jantar Mantar and National Rail Museum make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to Iron Pillar of Delhi, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary planning website .

Ahmedabad to New Delhi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in January, with highs in New Delhi at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Agra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Agra

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

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally look for gifts at The Pahari Store. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Nainital road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Agra to Nainital takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

1
night
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple and then explore the activities along Kosi River.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jim Corbett National Park online holiday planner .

You can drive from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): walk around Company Garden, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mussoorie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jim Corbett National Park to Mussoorie takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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