9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
3
Badrinath
— 2 nights
4
Kedarnath
— 1 night
5
Dehradun
— 1 day

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nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to Assi Ghat and then make a trip to Banaras Ghats.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi sightseeing planner.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Varanasi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks Tours Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

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night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Gurukul Kangri University, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, thensnap pictures at Ram Jhula, and finally Head underground at Vashishta Gufa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Haridwar road trip planning app.

You can fly from Varanasi to Haridwar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Badrinath.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rishikesh
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

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Badrinath

Badrinath ©
When in Badrinath, make a side trip to see Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli, approximately Chamoli away. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Valley of Flowers National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Badrinath online holiday maker.

You can drive from Haridwar to Badrinath in 9.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley of Flowers National Park, Hemkund Sahib
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Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

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night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madmaheshwar Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Gaurikund Temple, thenappreciate the history behind Shankaracharya Samadhi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

Discover how to plan a Kedarnath trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Badrinath to Kedarnath with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Madmaheshwar Temple ©
Madmaheshwar Temple
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

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day
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): Head underground at Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani and then gain insight at Forest Research Institute.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dehradun itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kedarnath to Dehradun. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute

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