12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
1
Lucknow
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Jaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Udaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Chittorgarh District
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Jodhpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
6
Mathura
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Gwalior
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Lucknow

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Lucknow

Lucknow
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lucknow route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Lucknow. In December, daily temperatures in Lucknow can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Lucknow

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Amber Palace.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur road trip planner .

Getting from Lucknow to Jaipur by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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Udaipur

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 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Udaipur trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Udaipur sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chittorgarh District.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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Chittorgarh District

Chittorgarh District
To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chittorgarh District trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Chittorgarh District takes 3 hours. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Chittorgarh District

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

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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.
Jodhpur is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts, admire the natural beauty at Mandore Garden, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur tour itinerary planning site .

Drive from Chittorgarh District to Jodhpur in 6.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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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 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banke Bihari Temple, admire the natural beauty at Seva Kunj, take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Vrindavan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garud Govindji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Priyakant Ju Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Radha Damodar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mathura sightseeing tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jodhpur to Mathura. While traveling from Jodhpur, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mathura, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vrindavan
Highlights from your plan
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Radha Damodar Temple ©
Radha Damodar Temple

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Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Gwalior Fort.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gwalior online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Mathura to Gwalior takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Gwalior are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the striking features of Agra Fort and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Agra road trip website .

Getting from Gwalior to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

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