16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  28​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Leh
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5​h
3
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Santiago

2
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and see the interesting displays at National Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker .

Santiago, Chile to New Delhi is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Santiago to New Delhi, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
India Gate ©
India Gate

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Change things up with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Leh attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 27th (Sat) on the rails with a train tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Taj Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Agra online route planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

3
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: admire the striking features of Amber Palace, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, and learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jaipur trip maker website .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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