9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
3
Auli
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h 45 min
4
Nainital
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
5
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Kullu
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
8
New Delhi
— 1 night
End: New Delhi

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chandramouleswara Swamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

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night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Vyas Ashram and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Haridwar online travel planner.

You can drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Auli.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Shri Vyas Ashram ©
Shri Vyas Ashram

1
night
Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
On the 11th (Mon), head outdoors with Auli and then explore the striking landscape of Nanda Devi National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Auli trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Haridwar to Auli by combination of bus and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Auli

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Auli
Highlights from your plan
Nanda Devi National Park ©
Nanda Devi National Park
Auli ©
Auli

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day
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nainital trip planning website.

Drive from Auli to Nainital in 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ghorakhal Golu Devta Temple
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

1
night
Dehradun

Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, and then deepen your understanding at Indian Military Academy.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dehradun trip builder app.

Getting from Nainital to Dehradun by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dehradun

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and then gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Shimla trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Dehradun to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kullu.
Highlights from your plan
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kulant Pith, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharvali Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kullu trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Shimla to Kullu in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then make a trip to India Gate, and then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Kullu to New Delhi with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in New Delhi are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Food Tours

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