10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Goa
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Hampi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Cairo

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Arambol Beach and Mandrem Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Morjim Beach and Cola Beach. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Sheek Emporium and tour the pleasant surroundings at Utorda Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary planning tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Goa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in January, expect nights in Goa to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach

1
night
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
On the 12th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Hampi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vitthala Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hampi route maker tool .

You can drive from Goa to Hampi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Hampi sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
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Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Monkey Temple ©
Monkey Temple

1
night
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple, delve into the distant past at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, then appreciate the history behind Descent Of The Ganges, and finally make a trip to Arjuna's Penance.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram trip site .

You can fly from Hampi to Mahabalipuram in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Hampi in January, expect nights in Mahabalipuram to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): walk around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, then explore the galleries of Ganesh Handicrafts, then browse the exhibits of Umaid Heritage Art School, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mandore Garden. On the next day, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur day trip site .

Getting from Mahabalipuram to Jodhpur by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mahabalipuram in January, expect nights in Jodhpur to be colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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Zipline
Safaris
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanot Mata Temple, stop by Jai Shankar Handicrafts, then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jaisalmer day trip app .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

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