12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Satna
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 30​min
3
Almora
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ranikhet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bhimtal
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Sattal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Haridwar
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
9
Mussoorie
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
10
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
11
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Pune


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1
day
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, and then cruise along Marine Drive.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mumbai itinerary planner.

Pune to Mumbai is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Satna.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
day
Satna

Satna
Satna is a city in the Satna District of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, which shares a border with neighboring state Uttar Pradesh. To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Satna journey app .

Explore your travel options from Mumbai to Satna with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in November, with highs in Satna at 34°C and lows at 16°C. You'll set off for Almora on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Satna

Historic Sites

1
day
Almora

Almora ©
Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. On the 11th (Sun), make a trip to Jageshwar Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitai Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Almora route site .

You can drive from Satna to Almora in 17 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ranikhet.

Things to do in Almora

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Jageshwar Dham ©
Jageshwar Dham
Chitai Temple ©
Chitai Temple

1
night
Ranikhet

Ranikhet ©
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Haidakhan Babaji Temple, then get great views at Chaubatia, then don't miss a visit to Jhula Devi Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rani Jheel.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Ranikhet trip builder .

Drive from Almora to Ranikhet in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Bhimtal.

Things to do in Ranikhet

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rani Jheel ©
Rani Jheel
Haidakhan Babaji Temple ©
Haidakhan Babaji Temple
Jhula Devi Temple ©
Jhula Devi Temple

1
night
Bhimtal

Bhimtal ©
Bhimtal is a town and a nagar panchayat in Nainital district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, situated at an altitude of 1370 meters above sea level and is about 22 kilometers from Nainital. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Research Centre, explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake, and then meet the residents at Bhimtal Island Aquarium.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bhimtal road trip website .

Getting from Ranikhet to Bhimtal by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Sattal.

Things to do in Bhimtal

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

1
night
Sattal

Sattal ©
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Sattal.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sattal holiday planner .

Sattal is just a stone's throw from Bhimtal. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Sattal

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sattal ©
Sattal

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Nainital Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Eco Cave Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), and finally admire the striking features of Nainital Governor's House.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip planner .

Drive from Sattal to Nainital in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) ©
Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 16th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Haridwar trip maker site .

Drive from Nainital to Haridwar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then trek along Camel's Back Road, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kempty Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mussoorie trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Haridwar to Mussoorie in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

1
night
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 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of India Gate, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mussoorie to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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 19th (Mon): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Jal Mahal. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from New Delhi to Jaipur by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

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