9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Chennai
— 1 day
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Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
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Shillong
— 2 nights
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Darjeeling
— 2 nights
5
Mussoorie
— 1 night
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights

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Chennai

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): wander the streets of Mylapore, shop like a local with Pondy Bazaar, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chennai. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Chennai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mylapore ©
Mylapore
Pondy Bazaar ©
Pondy Bazaar

1
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Port Blair, South Andaman Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Rajiv Gandhi's Statue, kick back and relax at Ferar Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Munda Pahad Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Blair road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Port Blair takes 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai in May, you will find days in Port Blair are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (36°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Port Blair

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Munda Pahad Beach ©
Munda Pahad Beach
Ferar Beach ©
Ferar Beach
Rajiv Gandhi's Statue ©
Rajiv Gandhi's Statue

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Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
On the 12th (Wed), hike along David Scott Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and then make a trip to Khasi Heritage Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, explore the striking landscape at Laitlum Canyons, and then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong driving holiday planner.

Fly from Port Blair to Shillong in 8 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Shillong when traveling from Port Blair in May, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
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David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
Laitlum Canyons ©
Laitlum Canyons
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Himalayan Tibet Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Himalayan Yoga Bliss - Yoga Teacher Training India , Himalayas and Goa, examine the collection at Everest Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Observatory Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Dali Monastery, then admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Monastery.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Darjeeling sightseeing planner.

Getting from Shillong to Darjeeling by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Observatory Hill ©
Observatory Hill

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Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then head outdoors with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then admire the verdant scenery at Happy Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shedup Choepelling Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mussoorie itinerary planner.

Fly from Darjeeling to Mussoorie in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
Happy Valley ©
Happy Valley
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk

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Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally admire the striking features of Nechung Monastery. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalachakra Temple, take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tushita Meditation Centre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Men-Tsee-Khang.

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Traveling by flight from Mussoorie to Dharamsala takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

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