12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ajmer
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
3
Pushkar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Bikaner
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Chittaurgarh
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate City Palace of Jaipur and Gyan Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gem Plaza and Jitesh Arts. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Rusirani Village, have some family-friendly fun at Snow Planet, view the masterpieces at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip website .

Bengaluru to Jaipur is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jaipur, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ajmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nareli Jain Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Archaeological Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Shariff.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Ajmer online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Ajmer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Pushkar.

Things to do in Ajmer

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dargah Shariff ©
Dargah Shariff
Nareli Jain Temple ©
Nareli Jain Temple
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple

1
night
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft, take in the exciting artwork at Vikas Handicrafts, take in the exciting artwork at Shiva cloth store, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sahib, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pushkar trip builder website .

Pushkar is just a short distance from Ajmer. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Pushkar

Museums Shopping Spas
Highlights from your plan
Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft ©
Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft
Shiva cloth store ©
Shiva cloth store
Gurudwara Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sahib

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then browse the exhibits of Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well).

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur day trip planning app .

You can drive from Pushkar to Jodhpur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bikaner.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

1
night
Bikaner

Bikaner ©
A desert outpost, a city of palaces, and a tourist town: Bikaner has been seen as many things by many people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Junagarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodamdeshwar Temple, then steep yourself in history at Rampuria Havelis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Bhandasar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Laxminath Temple.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bikaner trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Jodhpur to Bikaner in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Bikaner

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Junagarh Fort ©
Junagarh Fort
Jain Temple Bhandasar ©
Jain Temple Bhandasar
Rampuria Havelis ©
Rampuria Havelis

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 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Sonee Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Shop Jaisalmer.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jaisalmer itinerary planner .

Getting from Bikaner to Jaisalmer by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Sonee Art Gallery ©
Sonee Art Gallery

2
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Udaipur Art Villa, then take in the exciting artwork at B. G. Sharma Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Art Haveli, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Udaipur trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Udaipur takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Chittaurgarh.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Art Haveli
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

1
night
Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh ©
Sitting on the shores of the Berach River, the city of Chittaurgarh had a checkered history of ancient war against would-be invaders.
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shyam Temple, steep yourself in history at Meera Temple, then make a trip to Chittaurgarh Fort, and finally delve into the distant past at Samadhisvara Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chittaurgarh trip planner .

You can drive from Udaipur to Chittaurgarh in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chittaurgarh

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chittaurgarh Fort ©
Chittaurgarh Fort
Meera Temple ©
Meera Temple
Samadhisvara Temple ©
Samadhisvara Temple

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