9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Dehradun
— Few hours
2
Dharamsala
— 1 night
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
4
New Delhi
— 2 nights
5
Agra
— 2 nights
6
Jaipur
— 2 nights
End: Bengaluru

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Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Indian Military Academy and then explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dehradun trip itinerary builder site .

Bengaluru to Dehradun is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Dharamsala.
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Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and finally explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala day trip website .

You can fly from Dehradun to Dharamsala in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Spas & Wellness

1
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.
On the 8th (Mon), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Amritsar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), admire the striking features of Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, then make a trip to Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga, and finally don't miss a visit to India Gate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amritsar in April since evenings lows in New Delhi dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Taj Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Agra holiday builder website .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Agra sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and finally make a trip to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at K.L. Jewellers, then identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, then don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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