8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Konni
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Konni

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

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Konni to Mumbai is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Babulnath Temple ©
Babulnath Temple

3
nights
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.
Head to The Great India Place and Ambience Mallfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rajpath and Raj Ghat. When in New Delhi, make a side trip to see DLF Mall Of India in Noida, approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Gourmet Desire, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, and take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in September, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Classes Tours

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

1
night
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
On the 8th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Park Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Quest Mall.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder .

Fly from New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Park Street ©
Park Street
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Birla Temple ©
Birla Temple

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and finally kick back and relax at Fort Kochi Beach.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planning site .

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kochi (Cochin) in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

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