10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
End: Kathmandu

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar and then get to know the fascinating history of Lodhi Garden. On your second day here, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner .

Kathmandu, Nepal to New Delhi is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Traveling from Kathmandu in October, expect New Delhi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

2
nights
Jodhpur

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.
On the 8th (Tue), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jodhpur journey planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Jodhpur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Jaisalmer.

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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
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2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rishabhadeva Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kuku Pashmina Shop and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jaisalmer road trip app .

Getting from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

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Rishabhadeva Temple ©
Rishabhadeva Temple

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Sat), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Snow Planet, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and finally get to know the resident critters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

Before you visit Jaipur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Jaisalmer to Jaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Agra.

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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Snow Planet ©
Snow Planet

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal and then tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Agra tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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