8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Chennai
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of India Gate, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip planning tool .

Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Agra journey planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, then identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, and then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur attractions planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Jaipur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jal Mahal ©
Jal Mahal

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Coimbatore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chennai route website .

Traveling by flight from Coimbatore to Chennai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Coimbatore in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chennai: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 29°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Highlights from your plan
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ©
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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