15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Chandigarh
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Shimla
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Jai Pol. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, then steep yourself in history at Jaswant Thada, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mandore Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jodhpur is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

4
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Explore Chandigarh's surroundings by going to Pinjore Gardens (in Pinjore), ChhattBir Zoo (in Panchkula) and Kasauli (Christ Church, Sunset Point, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and make a trip to Panjab University.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chandigarh day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Chandigarh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Panchkula, Kasauli, Harmandir Sahib, Pinjore Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and stroll around Annandale Ground.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

3
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Change things up with a short trip to Art Haveli in Delwara (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Udaipur trip planner .

Getting from Shimla to Udaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Art Haveli
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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