9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 night
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
3
Chennai
— 2 nights
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, then stop by People Tree, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Red Fort, then steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In January, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): hunt for treasures at Hatibagan Market, stop by Kumartuli, don't miss a visit to Park Street, then explore the galleries of Gallery Kolkata, and finally take in the exciting artwork at CIMA Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta) by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Kolkata (Calcutta): highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
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Park Street ©
Park Street
CIMA Gallery ©
CIMA Gallery
Kumartuli ©
Kumartuli

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nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Marina Beach, then admire the striking features of San Thome Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Express Avenue Mall.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai planning tool.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Chennai by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February since evenings lows in Chennai dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Chennai

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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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.
Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and EleSafari. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, stop by Fair Deal Textile, and explore the galleries of Jitesh Arts.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jaipur driving holiday planner.

Fly from Chennai to Jaipur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in February, with highs in Jaipur at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Nature & Wildlife Tours
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib, and finally browse the different shops at Elante mall.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh itinerary planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Chandigarh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 8:
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery
Elante mall ©
Elante mall

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