8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Rajkot
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Dwarka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Porbandar
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
5
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Sasan Gir
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
7
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi


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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad driving holiday planner.

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, Ahmedabad is a bit warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 14°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off toRajkot.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Rajkot

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sat-Hanuman, then stop by Jay Siyaram Pendawala, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rajkot itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Rajkot takes 4 hours. In January in Rajkot, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Rajkot

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama ©
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama
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Rotary Dolls Museum
Jay Siyaram Pendawala ©
Jay Siyaram Pendawala

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Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rukshamanee Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sivrajpur Beach, then head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika, and then don't miss a visit to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge).

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dwarka road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Rajkot to Dwarka takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Porbandar.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sivrajpur Beach
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Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Rukshamanee Mandir ©
Rukshamanee Mandir

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Porbandar

Porbandar
Porbandar is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Porbandar trip planner .

You can drive from Dwarka to Porbandar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Somnath on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Porbandar

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhalka Tirth and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Somnath trip planner .

Drive from Porbandar to Somnath in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth

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Sasan Gir

Sasan Gir ©
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Devalia Safari Park, see human ingenuity at work at Kamleshwar Dam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Satadhar. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Sasan Gir National Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sasan Gir travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Somnath to Sasan Gir in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Junagadh
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Devalia Safari Park ©
Devalia Safari Park
Satadhar ©
Satadhar
Kamleshwar Dam ©
Kamleshwar Dam

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, then explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sola Mandir Bhagwat Vidyapith.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ahmedabad trip planner .

Drive from Sasan Gir to Ahmedabad in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

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