9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Great India Place and Ambience Mall. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gourmet Desire and DLF Mall Of India. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read New Delhi travel route planning site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. September in New Delhi sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Classes Tours

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
DLF Mall Of India ©
DLF Mall Of India
Ambience Mall ©
Ambience Mall

3
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like EleSafari and Elefriend. Shop till you drop at New Maharaja Gem Palace and Gems Galaxy. Spend the 12th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Safaris
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then stroll through Juhu Beach, then make a trip to Kanheri Caves, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Viviana Mall.

Before you visit Mumbai, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Mumbai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jaipur in September: highs in Mumbai hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Juhu Beach ©
Juhu Beach
Viviana Mall ©
Viviana Mall
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

2
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, don't miss a visit to Assi Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, and finally make a trip to Manikarnika Ghat.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Varanasi journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Varanasi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Historic Sites Shopping
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Spas & Wellness
The Bed Silk & Pashmina ©
The Bed Silk & Pashmina
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

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