8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bareilly
— 1 night
train:  12​h 30​min
2
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Patnitop
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Bareilly

Bareilly ©
Bareilly is a city in Bareilly district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a splash at Fun City.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bareilly online tour planner .

Lucknow to Bareilly is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. November in Bareilly sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Katra.

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Fun City ©
Fun City

1
night
Katra

Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Katra visit planning tool .

You can drive from Bareilly to Katra in 16 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Patnitop.

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Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Step out of Patnitop to go to Doda and see Chinta Valley, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Patni Top, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shool Panishwar Sudh Mahadev Temple, make a trip to Naag Mandir, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sanasar Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Patnitop trip itinerary site .

Getting from Katra to Patnitop by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

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Nathatop ©
Nathatop
Sanasar Lake ©
Sanasar Lake
Naag Mandir ©
Naag Mandir

2
nights
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 18th (Mon): stop by India House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib. On your second day here, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Patnitop to Amritsar takes 7 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

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