16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
train + taxi:  3​h
6
Ranthambore National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Agra
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  13​h
End: Manchester

1
day
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 29th (Sat), look for gifts at India House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh.

Make your Amritsar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Manchester, UK to Amritsar is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in February: highs in Amritsar hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jodhpur tour itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Amritsar to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Jodhpur: highs are around 33°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 2nd (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mumbai, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and then explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur tour builder .

Fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in March, Udaipur is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Pachouli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planner.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Jaipur are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

1
night
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Surwal Lake and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ranthambore National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then have fun at Play Safari.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agra day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ranthambore National Park to Agra takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the activities along Ganges River and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River

3
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and get to know the fascinating history of Lodhi Garden.

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Getting from Varanasi to New Delhi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Varanasi in March, you will find days in New Delhi are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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