9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
train:  9​h
2
Dwarka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Somnath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Diu
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Take a break from Ahmedabad with a short trip to Capital Complex in Gandhinagar, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ahmedabad journey website .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Dwarka.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Capital Complex
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Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

1
night
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkadhish Temple, and finally make a trip to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge). On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, then stroll around Gomti Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally step off the mainland to explore Beyt Dwarika.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dwarka trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Dwarka takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dwarkadhish Temple
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Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

2
nights
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panch Pandava Gufa or Hinglaj Mataji Gufa, then don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam, and finally don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Somnath attractions planner .

You can drive from Dwarka to Somnath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Diu.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth
Gita Mandir ©
Gita Mandir

1
night
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, steep yourself in history at Diu Fort, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ghogla Beach, then see the interesting displays at Shell Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Nagoa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach, head outdoors with Naida Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangeshwar Temple, then make a trip to INS Khukri Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Church.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Diu trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Somnath to Diu in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Diu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach
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Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple

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