9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Port Blair
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Dwarka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Somnath
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Port Blair

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Samudrika Marine Museum, make a trip to Aberdeen Clock Tower, and then kick back and relax at Elephant Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail, step off the mainland to explore Ross Island, appreciate the history behind Rajiv Gandhi's Statue, then examine the collection at Anthropological Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Murugan Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Blair road trip planning app .

Lucknow to Port Blair is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lucknow in June: highs in Port Blair hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Elephant Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Ross Island ©
Ross Island

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and wander the streets of Colaba.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Port Blair to Mumbai in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Blair in June: highs in Mumbai hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Food Tours
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, then don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Shiva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dwarka trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai to Dwarka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamnath Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dehotsarg Teerth, take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Parshuram Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Somnath trip planner .

Getting from Dwarka to Somnath by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront, steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid, and finally admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ahmedabad trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Somnath to Ahmedabad takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ahmedabad are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

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