12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Mathura
— 1 night
2
Mathura
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 1 night
train + taxi:  1​h
4
Vrindavan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
End: Guwahati

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Radhavallabh Vrindavan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rangji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garud Govindji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kusum Sarovar.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mathura tour itinerary website .

Guwahati to Mathura is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Mathura.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple ©
Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple
Kusum Sarovar ©
Kusum Sarovar
Garud Govindji Temple ©
Garud Govindji Temple

5
nights
Mathura

Mathura ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple and Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir. Explore Mathura further: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Janmasthan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Govardhan Hill, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Elephant Conservation & Care Center, and contemplate the waterfront views at Radha Kund.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mathura journey tool .

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple ©
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex ©
Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex
Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple ©
Barsana Shri Radha Rani Temple

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

Plan my day in Agra using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Mathura to Agra takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

2
nights
Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Vaishno Devi Dham, admire the natural beauty at Seva Kunj, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vrinda devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Radha Damodar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madan Mohan Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govinda Dev ji.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vrindavan trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Agra to Vrindavan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vrindavan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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.
On the 15th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Ambience Mall, make a trip to Iron Pillar of Delhi, then admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Vrindavan to New Delhi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ambience Mall
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Ambience Mall ©
Ambience Mall

1
night
Amritsar

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, and finally don't miss a visit to Guru Nanak Dev University.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar driving holiday planner.

Fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

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