15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + subway + train:  13​h 45​min
1
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Rampur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Patna
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Agra is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Agra hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rampur.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

1
night
Rampur

Rampur ©
Rampur is a city and a municipality in and headquarters of Rampur District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look and learn at Aryabhatt Planetarium and then browse the collection at Raza Library.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rampur visit planning tool .

Drive from Agra to Rampur in 6 hours. In March, daytime highs in Rampur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Rampur

Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Raza Library
Highlights from your plan
Aryabhatt Planetarium ©
Aryabhatt Planetarium
Raza Library ©
Raza Library

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at High Altitude Zoo, then look for gifts at The Pahari Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nainital online attractions planner .

You can drive from Rampur to Nainital in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Patna.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

1
night
Patna

Patna ©
Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Stephen's Church and then pause for some photo ops at Hanuman Mandir. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Lion Pillar, stop by Mridani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har Mandir Takht, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Patna online sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nainital to Patna in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Patna can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lion Pillar
Highlights from your plan
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji ©
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji
Hanuman Mandir
Hanuman Mandir
Har Mandir Takht ©
Har Mandir Takht

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Kumortuli, and take an in-depth tour of Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Patna to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Patna in March, Kolkata (Calcutta) is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

3
nights
Varanasi

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.
Varanasi is known for historic sites, nature, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi day trip app .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, Varanasi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganges River
Ganges River
Walking tours
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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