15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  23​h
1
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Surat
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Newark

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Amritsar to Jalandhar to see Tulsi Mandir Temple about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and steep yourself in history at Gurdwara Bibeksar Sahib.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amritsar travel planner.

Newark, USA to Amritsar is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in November, plan for much hotter days in Amritsar, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Tulsi Mandir Temple
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

4
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, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and identify plant and animal life at Make Bike Trip.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Amritsar to Jaipur by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in December; daily highs in Jaipur reach 78°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Surat.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
On the 8th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Chintamani Jain Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Modi Atash Bahram, and then explore the striking landscape of Althan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Desai Atash Bahram, then make a trip to Galteshwar, then make a trip to Siddhi Vinayak Mandir, and finally get lost in a book at Kavi Narmad Central Library.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Surat trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Jaipur to Surat by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jaipur in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Surat, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Desai Atash Bahram
Highlights from your plan
Althan National Park ©
Althan National Park
Galteshwar ©
Galteshwar
Kavi Narmad Central Library ©
Kavi Narmad Central Library

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, take a stroll through Dharavi, and admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Surat to Mumbai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Surat in December, you will find days in Mumbai are somewhat warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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