8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look and learn at Jantar Mantar, contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, then take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and finally admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi attractions planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in New Delhi

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

2
nights
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 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Tibetan Market, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, then get great views at Snow View Point, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bhimtal Lake, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Bhimtal Island Aquarium.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nainital trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Nainital takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bhimtal
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

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nights
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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Ramganga Dam and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jim Corbett National Park online trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. You will leave for Mussoorie on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ramganga Dam
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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple
Safaris

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Company Garden, stop by Hamers, take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie sightseeing app .

Explore your travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Mussoorie with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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