14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Shimla
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Pahalgam
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
7
Srinagar
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Gulmarg
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
9
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Dehradun
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: New Delhi

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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, get some fabulous bargains at Pachouli, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planner .

New Delhi to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Agra travel route planner .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then make a trip to India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read New Delhi journey site .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manali vacation planner.

Fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

You can plan Shimla trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

1
night
Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
On the 29th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sheshnag Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pahalgam trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Pahalgam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In December, Pahalgam is much colder than Shimla - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Srinagar.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Sheshnag Lake ©
Sheshnag Lake

1
night
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): gain interesting insight with a heritage tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Srinagar planner .

Traveling by bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Srinagar, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Walking tours

1
night
Gulmarg

Gulmarg ©
A popular skiing destination and a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg features one of the highest gondolas in the world, reaching 3,979 m (13,054 ft) and offering fantastic scenery.
On the 31st (Tue), tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course, then stroll through Outer Circle Walk, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gulmarg trip planner .

You can drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Gulmarg can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, then stop by Kushi Boutique, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gulmarg to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Kushi Boutique ©
Kushi Boutique

1
night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then deepen your understanding at Forest Research Institute, and finally gain insight at Indian Military Academy.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dehradun trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Dharamsala to Dehradun takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

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