12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Pune
+2
Fly + subway + train:  6​h
Agra
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mathura
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Pune

4
days
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 28th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great, and take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

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Pune to Agra is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

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Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
days
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 29th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rangji Temple. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, take in the awesome beauty at Govardhan Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Radha Raman Mandir, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Elephant Conservation & Care Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple.

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Getting from Agra to Mathura by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mathura are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Mathura

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

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Vrindavan
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Govinda Dev ji ©
Govinda Dev ji

2
days
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 31st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santokhsar Sahib, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, and then make a trip to Harmandir Sahib. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Khalsa College, look for gifts at Raunak Punjabi Jutti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple.

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Explore your travel options from Mathura to Amritsar with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mathura in March, with highs in Amritsar at 30°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chandigarh.

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#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

3
days
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Chandigarh is known for parks, nature, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, don't miss a visit to Panjab University, examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre.

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Getting from Amritsar to Chandigarh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre ©
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre

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