12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Srinagar
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sonamarg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Gulmarg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nariman Point and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. We've included these beaches for you: Juhu Beach and Chowpatty Beach. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum, wander the streets of Colaba Causeway, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aksa Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mumbai trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mumbai. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by Ganesh Handicrafts, then stop by Baba Art Emporium, then stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), and finally stop by Spice Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Kaanchi Jewels.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur visit planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Jodhpur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Shopping Historic Sites Adventure
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Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Gandhi Smriti, browse the different shops at Ambience Mall, and then wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at India Gate, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Jodhpur to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ambience Mall
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Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, then stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): look for gifts at Marble Cottage, then stop by Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and finally stop by Unique Handicrafts.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip maker website .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

1
day
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the activities along Nigeen Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, and then stop by Saklain's Coterie.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Srinagar trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Srinagar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Agra in October, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Srinagar: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Sonamarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Shopping
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Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake
Saklain's Coterie ©
Saklain's Coterie
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden

1
night
Sonamarg

Sonamarg ©
Glacial peaks of the Himalayas are accessible via Sonamarg, a hill station with stunning views.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Krishnasar Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Gadsar Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sonamarg trip planner .

You can drive from Srinagar to Sonamarg in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sonamarg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Nature Parks
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Krishnasar Lake ©
Krishnasar Lake
Gadsar Lake ©
Gadsar Lake

1
night
Gulmarg

Gulmarg ©
A popular skiing destination and a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg features one of the highest gondolas in the world, reaching 3,979 m (13,054 ft) and offering fantastic scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along Outer Circle Walk and then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gulmarg itinerary maker website .

Drive from Sonamarg to Gulmarg in 3.5 hours. In October in Gulmarg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk

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