15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Vrindavan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Mathura
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Chennai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
10
Lucknow
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Haridwar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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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 1st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Discover how to plan a New Delhi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Vrindavan.

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
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 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshaya Patra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Priyakant Ju Mandir.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Vrindavan trip maker .

Take a train from New Delhi to Vrindavan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Vrindavan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Akshaya Patra ©
Akshaya Patra

few
hours
Mathura

Mathura
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mathura online trip builder .

Mathura is just a stone's throw from Vrindavan. Traveling from Vrindavan in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Mathura. You will leave for Agra on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Nature

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 4th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Agra attractions website .

You can drive from Mathura to Agra in 1.5 hours. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 5th (Thu), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple), and then explore the activities along Ganges River.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Varanasi online trip planner .

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Varanasi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Chennai travel route tool .

Fly from Varanasi to Chennai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Varanasi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chennai, with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
The Theosophical Society ©
The Theosophical Society

2
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 7th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeevamatha Church, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Mumbai tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mumbai, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Ratnavali Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Jaipur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

1
night
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 13th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at East End Mall, then admire the striking features of Constantia House, then make a trip to Victoria Memorial, and finally admire the striking features of Bara Imambara.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucknow journey maker site .

Getting from Jaipur to Lucknow by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in March, Lucknow is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Lucknow

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Victoria Memorial ©
Victoria Memorial
Constantia House ©
Constantia House

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamraj-ki-Kali Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Haridwar journey planning app .

You can fly from Lucknow to Haridwar in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

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night
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 15th (Sun), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip planner .

Getting from Haridwar to Amritsar by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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