20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Mumbai (Bombay)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
Mumbai (Bombay)
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Nairobi

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Mumbai (Bombay)

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
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Nairobi, Kenya to Mumbai (Bombay) is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Nairobi to Mumbai (Bombay) due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nairobi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mumbai (Bombay), with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

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2
days
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 16th (Sat): engage your brain at Science City, examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, and then take a stroll through Park Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Dakshineswar Kali Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eco Tourism Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalighat Kali Temple, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery.

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Getting from Mumbai (Bombay) to Kolkata (Calcutta) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, Kolkata (Calcutta) is slightly colder than Mumbai (Bombay) - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Delhi.

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Science City
South Park Street Cemetery
Victoria Memorial Hall

2
days
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar, stop by LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS, then hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Connaught Place.

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You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with highs in New Delhi at 26°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Agra.

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Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb
Connaught Place

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Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then look for gifts at The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, then look for gifts at Mughal Carpet, and finally look for gifts at Ratan Handicrafts.

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You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Jaipur.

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Mughal Carpet
Agra Fort

5
days
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Grass Farm Nursery. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Heritage Textiles & Handicrafts, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur.

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Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Agra in December: highs in Jaipur hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

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Heritage Textiles & Handicrafts
Amber Fort
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
days
Udaipur

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eklingji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur, look for gifts at Little Armani, then explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, and finally hunt for treasures at Shilpgram.

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Fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

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Jagdish Temple
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola

1
day
Jodhpur

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and finally look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

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Drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai (Bombay).

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Mehrangarh Fort
Jaswant Thada

4
days
Mumbai (Bombay)

ISKCON Temple - Mumbai has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Chowpatty Beach and Colaba Causeway. Get some historical perspective at Shree Siddhivinayak and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. See some other sides of Mumbai (Bombay): enjoy the sand and surf at Juhu Beach, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, stop by Bungalow Eight, and shop like a local with High Street Phoenix.

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Fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai (Bombay) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Bungalow Eight
Shree Siddhivinayak
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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