8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  6​h
1
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
6
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Chennai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur holiday builder .

Chennai to Jodhpur is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chennai in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Jodhpur, with highs around 42°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib, stop by India House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goindwal Sahib.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Amritsar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jodhpur in October, with highs in Amritsar at 37°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Goindwal Sahib ©
Goindwal Sahib
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai
Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib

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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 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of India Gate, then stroll through Humayun's Tomb, and then hunt for treasures at Gourmet Desire.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi journey maker tool .

You can fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Classes Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 9th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Agra route maker .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Agra sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Unique Handicrafts ©
Unique Handicrafts

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Snow Planet, admire the masterpieces at Gyan Museum, stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, and finally browse for treasures at 925 Silver.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Jaipur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 12th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Arjun's Textiles and then contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer route tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

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