12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Ajmer
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

5
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, don't miss a visit to Qutub Minar, and stroll through Akshardham.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi online tour planner .

Kochi (Cochin) to New Delhi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Kochi (Cochin), expect little chillier days and much colder nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Agra route builder .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ajmer.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Ajmer

Ajmer ©
Although usually visited on a day trip from the nearby Pushkar, the lively, often chaotic city of Ajmer has its share of sights.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get your game on at Xcapade Adventures and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Shariff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Anasagar Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ajmer trip planner.

You can drive from Agra to Ajmer in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Ajmer

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Xcapade Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Dargah Shariff ©
Dargah Shariff
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple
Anasagar Lake ©
Anasagar Lake

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Ajmer to Amritsar takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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