13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Jammu City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Udhampur
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
6
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Pune


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2
nights
Darjeeling

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at Himalayan Tibet Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling holiday builder .

Pune to Darjeeling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Tashiding Monastery
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©

2
nights
Amritsar

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 24th (Tue), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and then don't miss a visit to Akal Takht. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and then stop by India House.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar online trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Amritsar in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Darjeeling in December, things will get a bit cooler in Amritsar: highs are around 24°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jammu City.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Tours Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Spas

1
night
Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Balidaan Stambh - War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Bhumika Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mantalai Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jammu City trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Jammu City takes 4 hours. December in Jammu City sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Udhampur.

Things to do in Jammu City

Historic Sites
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Mantalai Temple ©
Mantalai Temple
Balidaan Stambh - War Memorial ©
Balidaan Stambh - War Memorial
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple

1
night
Udhampur

Udhampur ©
Udhampur is a city and a municipal council in Udhampur District in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babore Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siar Baba, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krimchi Temples.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Udhampur online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Jammu City to Udhampur in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Udhampur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Krimchi Temples ©
Krimchi Temples

1
night
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vridh Badri Temple, get outside with Auli, and then explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Joshimath trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Udhampur to Joshimath in 21.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Joshimath

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Auli, Gorson Bugyal
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Vridh Badri Temple ©
Vridh Badri Temple

3
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jaipur trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joshimath to Jaipur. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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