9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Mathura
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Vrindavan
— 1 night
taxi + train:  1​h
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Haridwar
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mussoorie
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
7
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
day
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkadhish Temple, make a trip to Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Govardhan Hill.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mathura trip planner .

New Delhi to Mathura is an approximately 3-hour car ride. May in Mathura sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Govardhan Hill ©
Govardhan Hill
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex ©
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple ©
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple

1
night
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): head outdoors with The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar, stop by vrindavan, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vrindavan day trip planning site .

Vrindavan is just a short distance from Mathura. Traveling from Mathura in May, you will find days in Vrindavan are a bit cooler (45°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites
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The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar ©
The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
vrindavan ©
vrindavan

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Shahin Arts, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, then browse the exhibits of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, and then stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Agra online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Vrindavan to Agra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Agra are 48°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spas

1
day
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Haridwar road trip planning website .

You can drive from Agra to Haridwar in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planner.

Rishikesh is just a stone's throw from Haridwar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 17th (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, and finally look for gifts at Hamers.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mussoorie trip builder site .

Getting from Rishikesh to Mussoorie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©

1
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.
On the 18th (Sat), catch a ride with Ashok's Taxi Tours and then stop by LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mussoorie to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Transportation Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ashok's Taxi Tours ©
Ashok's Taxi Tours
Luv Indiya ©
Luv Indiya

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