9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Raj Bhavan and then make a trip to Gateway of India.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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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 3rd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then snap pictures at Ram Jhula.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Rishikesh travel tool .

Fly from Mumbai to Rishikesh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

2
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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 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, make a trip to Birla Ghat, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pawan Dham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, then make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Haridwar trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple

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nights
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park ©
The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Ramganga Dam and then identify plant and animal life at Jim Corbett National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kosi River, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Mandir Temple.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jim Corbett National Park online journey planner .

Getting from Haridwar to Jim Corbett National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ramganga Dam, Jim Corbett National Park
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Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park
Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, then explore the activities along Nainital Lake, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nainital trip planner .

Drive from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens

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