12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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Durg
— Few hours
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Leh
— 2 nights
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
5
Gangtok
— 1 night
6
Darjeeling
— 1 night
7
Guwahati
— 1 night
8
Shillong
— 2 nights

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Durg

Durg ©
Durg is a Beautiful major city Of Chhattisgarh state,east of the Seonath River (Shivnath River) and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Maitri Bagh and then don't miss a visit to Chandi Mandir.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Durg trip itinerary builder tool.

Raipur to Durg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Durg

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maitri Bagh ©
Maitri Bagh
Chandi Mandir ©
Chandi Mandir

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then steep yourself in history at Saha Burj.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Agra trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durg to Agra. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
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Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, then stop by De Pashmina Emporium, and finally see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Leh day trip site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur

Pink City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur journey maker site.

Fly from Leh to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. August in Jaipur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Phensong Monastery, and finally visit MG Marg.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gangtok journey builder app.

Getting from Jaipur to Gangtok by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Phensong Monastery ©
Phensong Monastery

1
night
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©

Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, look for gifts at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Darjeeling trip builder app.

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. August in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop ©
Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop

1
night
Guwahati

Guwahati ©

Gateway to Northeast India

A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, explore the galleries of The Maati Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Temple, then make a trip to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Guwahati online trip planner.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Guwahati in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Guwahati sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the activities along Ward's Lake and then step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island.

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

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ward's Lake ©
Ward's Lake
Wahrashi Falls ©
Wahrashi Falls

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