9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Dehradun
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. On your second day here, look for gifts at India House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip planning website .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Amritsar, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

2
nights
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then stroll through Company Garden. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gun Hill, then trek along Camel's Back Road, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, and finally make a trip to Lal Tibba.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie route planner .

You can fly from Amritsar to Mussoorie in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Company Garden ©
Company Garden
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

1
night
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 27th (Sat): Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Forest Research Institute, and finally admire all the interesting features of Indian Military Academy.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dehradun trip builder tool .

Getting from Mussoorie to Dehradun by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tapkeshwar Temple, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
Highlights from your plan
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

2
nights
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 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, then snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner .

Drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 30th (Tue), go for a walk through Birla Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Swami Vivekanand Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pawan Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, and finally make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Haridwar trip itinerary planning tool .

Haridwar is just a stone's throw from Rishikesh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Mansa Devi Temple ©
Mansa Devi Temple

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