12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
4
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Chennai

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then stop by Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Udaipur online route planner .

Chennai to Udaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chennai in October, Udaipur is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, then admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and finally learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur trip app .

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, and get outside with Marine Drive.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Jaipur to Mumbai in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mumbai to Agra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Mumbai in October since evenings lows in Agra dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

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

2
nights
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 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and finally see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Likir Gompa.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leh journey maker app .

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila), take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi driving holiday planner .

Fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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