9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
New Delhi
— Few hours
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
3
Nainital
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Mussoorie
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, then cruise along Marine Drive, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Juhu Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Mumbai. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Shopping Parks

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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 13th (Sat), examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

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Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nainital Lake and Goddess Naina Devi. Take a break from the city and head to Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and High Altitude Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Nainital to Bhimtal to see Bhimtal Lake about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mukteshwar MahadevTemple, take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, and take some stellar pictures from Snow View Point.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nainital road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Nainital in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bhimtal
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

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Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
On the 17th (Wed), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple, then make a trip to Garjiya Devi Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jim Corbett National Park tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Nainital to Jim Corbett National Park with the Route module. You will leave for Mussoorie on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Garjiya Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

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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 20th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then stop by Hamers, and finally admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls. Keep things going the next day: trek along Camel's Back Road and then steep yourself in history at Gun Hill.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mussoorie online road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Jim Corbett National Park to Mussoorie with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road

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