12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h
1
Haridwar
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
6
Veraval
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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hours
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 31st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Haridwar route planner.

Ahmedabad to Haridwar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, and then stop by People Tree. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

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

Fly from Haridwar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 3rd (Sun), view the masterpieces at Naam Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally browse the different shops at Maximus Mall.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala online trip builder .

You can fly from New Delhi to Dharamsala in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Shopping Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maximus Mall ©
Maximus Mall
Spas
Naam Art Gallery ©
Naam Art Gallery

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gem Plaza and Gyan Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Amber Palace and Rusirani Village. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, revel in the low prices at Carpet And Textile House, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Dharamsala to Jaipur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Sonee Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Antique Shop Jaisalmer, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then stop by Desert Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Veraval.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sonee Art Gallery ©
Sonee Art Gallery

1
night
Veraval

Veraval
Veraval is a municipality and the headquarters of Gir Somnath district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Discover how to plan a Veraval trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Veraval in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Veraval

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

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