8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
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Hyderabad
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jalagam Vengal Rao Park and then find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hyderabad. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Jalagam Vengal Rao Park ©
Jalagam Vengal Rao Park

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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 (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

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

You can fly from Hyderabad to New Delhi in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in December, with highs in New Delhi at 27°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) ©

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Diwan E Aam, let little ones run wild at Play Safari, and take a peaceful walk through National Chambal Sanctuary NCS.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra attractions planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nainital.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tomb of Akbar the Great, Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Play Safari ©
Play Safari

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, then explore the activities along Nainital Lake, and finally stop by The Pahari Store.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nainital trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Agra to Nainital in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Swami Vivekanand Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri.

Start your trip to Haridwar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Nainital to Haridwar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

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night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Patna Waterfalls and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh sightseeing site .

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Patna Waterfalls ©
Patna Waterfalls

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