8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Bikaner
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahalakshmi Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai itinerary planning site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mumbai. In December, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

2
nights
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then contemplate the long history of Phool Mahal, and then browse the exhibits of Umaid Heritage Art School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pal Balaji Temple, then look for gifts at Ganesh Handicrafts, then steep yourself in history at Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip planner .

Fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Jodhpur at 32°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bikaner.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
Phool Mahal ©
Phool Mahal

1
night
Bikaner

Bikaner ©
A desert outpost, a city of palaces, and a tourist town: Bikaner has been seen as many things by many people.
On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Junagarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Bhandasar, and then steep yourself in history at Lalgarh Palace and Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bikaner visit planner .

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Bikaner takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Bikaner

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temple Bhandasar ©
Jain Temple Bhandasar
Lalgarh Palace and Museum ©
Lalgarh Palace and Museum
Junagarh Fort ©
Junagarh Fort

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Tilon Ki Pol, then examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jaisalmer War Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jaisalmer visit planner .

You can drive from Bikaner to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, and finally look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Govind Dev Ji Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur road trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Govind Dev Ji Temple ©
Govind Dev Ji Temple

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