9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Jammu City
— 1 night
4
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Vrindavan
— 1 day
taxi + train:  1​h
6
Agra
— 2 nights
7
New Delhi
— 2 nights
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple, don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar driving holiday planner .

New Delhi to Amritsar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amritsar, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Katra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple

1
night
Katra

Katra
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Katra trip planner .

You can drive from Amritsar to Katra in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jammu City.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

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night
Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Moore Plains, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Tak Thok, then don't miss a visit to Dha Valley, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e-Bahu.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jammu City route planner.

Traveling by car from Katra to Jammu City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Jammu City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ladakh, Monastero Tak Thok
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Bagh-e-Bahu ©
Bagh-e-Bahu

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night
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 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garud Govindji Temple, admire the striking features of Raja Bharatpuras Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Math.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mathura trip itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jammu City to Mathura. While traveling from Jammu City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mathura, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garud Govindji Temple ©
Garud Govindji Temple

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Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Radha Ras Bihari Ashta Sakhi Temple, look for gifts at vrindavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Vrindavan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vrindavan trip itinerary planning website .

Vrindavan is just a stone's throw from Mathura. Traveling from Mathura in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vrindavan, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Govinda Dev ji ©
Govinda Dev ji

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh, then don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agra vacation planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Vrindavan to Agra in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Vrindavan in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Agra. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spas & Wellness
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Swaminarayan Akshardham, and then don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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