13 days in South Asia Itinerary

13 days in South Asia Itinerary

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13 days in South Asia Itinerary

Start: Phoenix, United States
Fly:  22​h
1
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Mumbai, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Phoenix, United States

2
nights
New Delhi, India

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 7th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then make a trip to India Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi tour planner.

Phoenix, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Phoenix to New Delhi, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in January, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 9th (Thu), make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, and then make a trip to Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, then have some family-friendly fun at Play Safari, then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally stop by Rajrani Souvenirs.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Agra, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
Jaipur, India

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.
On the 11th (Sat), make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Ratnavali Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then get to know the resident critters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip maker app .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Agra in January, you will find days in Jaipur are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Gateway of India and then take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Jaipur to Mumbai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jaipur in January, with highs in Mumbai at 88°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Mumbai

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kathmandu trip planning website .

Fly from Mumbai to Kathmandu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Kathmandu at 65°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Climbing Tours