9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Shirdi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Nashik

Nashik ©
Whether you want to tour important religious sites or explore the city's 22 wineries, you'll have no shortage of things to do in Nashik.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, admire the landmark architecture of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapileswara Temple. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, admire the striking features of Kalaram Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Mandir Nashik, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Anna Ganapati Navgraha Siddhapeetham.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashik trip planner .

Mumbai to Nashik is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Saptashrungi Devi ©
Saptashrungi Devi

2
nights
Shirdi

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park, then contemplate the long history of House of Laxmibai Shinde, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maruti Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Upasani Kanyakumari Sthan, contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khandoba Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shirdi online trip maker .

Drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Khandoba Mandir ©
Khandoba Mandir
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple ©
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sitamma Theertham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirumala Temple, and finally make a trip to Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tirupati, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Shirdi to Tirupati in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, subway, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple
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Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Har ki Pauri and Triveni Ghat will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Rishikesh to Badrinath to see Shri Badrinath Ji Temple about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh day trip tool .

Getting from Tirupati to Rishikesh by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Haridwar, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

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