9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Bhuj
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mandvi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kutch
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Dwarka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Porbandar
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
7
Diu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Sasan Gir
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Rajkot
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi


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day
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, then admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ahmedabad journey planning app .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Ahmedabad can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Bhuj.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

1
night
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at White Desert Bhuj, then contemplate the long history of Kakkadbhit Yaksha, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bhuj road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Ahmedabad to Bhuj takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Bhuj sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mandvi.

Things to do in Bhuj

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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White Desert Of Kutch ©
White Desert Of Kutch
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
Kakkadbhit Yaksha ©
Kakkadbhit Yaksha

1
night
Mandvi

Mandvi ©
A former summer retreat for the Maharajas of the Kutch State, Mandvi remains a little town tucked in between the seashore and the Rukmavati River, still well known for its 400-year-old shipbuilding yards.
On the 11th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Mazar-e-Noorani, kick back and relax at Mandvi Beach, then step aboard Shipyards at Mandvi, and finally make a trip to Jain Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandvi travel route builder .

Drive from Bhuj to Mandvi in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mandvi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Mandvi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach
Mazar-e-Noorani ©
Mazar-e-Noorani
Jain Temple ©
Jain Temple

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night
Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Koteshwar Mahadev Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Great Rann of Kutch.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kutch trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Mandvi to Kutch takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kutch are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Kutch

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch

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night
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.
On the 13th (Tue), head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika, then don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple, and then make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dwarka online trip builder .

Drive from Kutch to Dwarka in 8.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porbandar.

Things to do in Dwarka

Nature Parks
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Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika

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hours
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). Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Hari Mandir Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Mataji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sudama Mandir Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Kirti Mandir Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porbandar online route planner .

You can drive from Dwarka to Porbandar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Porbandar

Historic Sites
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Kirti Mandir Temple ©
Kirti Mandir Temple
Harsiddhi Mataji Temple ©
Harsiddhi Mataji Temple
Sudama Mandir Temple ©
Sudama Mandir Temple

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Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
On the 15th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nagoa Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Church, then contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Diu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porbandar to Diu takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach

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night
Sasan Gir

Sasan Gir ©
On the 16th (Fri), see human ingenuity at work at Kamleshwar Dam, then identify plant and animal life at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devalia Safari Park.

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You can drive from Diu to Sasan Gir in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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night
Rajkot

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum, admire the engineering at Nyari Dam, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Garages, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rajkot day trip planning app .

Getting from Sasan Gir to Rajkot by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rajkot

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Rotary Dolls Museum ©
Rotary Dolls Museum
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama ©
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama
The Royal Garages ©
The Royal Garages

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