8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Dwarka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Diu
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
5
Vadodara
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then see the interesting displays at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ahmedabad trip itinerary planning tool .

Lucknow to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Ahmedabad are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
On the 2nd (Wed), head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika, then don't miss a visit to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, and then don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sivrajpur Beach, then make a trip to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dwarka day trip website .

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Dwarka takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Shrinathji Temple, Sivrajpur Beach
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Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dehotsarg Teerth, don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust.

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You can drive from Dwarka to Somnath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Diu.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir

1
night
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Diu Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nagoa Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Vanakbara Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Diu planning website .

You can drive from Somnath to Diu in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vadodara.

Things to do in Diu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Vanakbara Beach
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Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple

2
nights
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll around Sayaji Baug, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at EME Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Alkapuri Haveli, then admire the landmark architecture of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sursagar Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Shruti Mandir Ashram and then play a few rounds at Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vadodara trip planning app .

Fly from Diu to Vadodara in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vadodara

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Sayaji Baug ©
Sayaji Baug
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

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