16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Bikaner
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pushkar
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
4
Ajmer
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Chittaurgarh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Udaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Mount Abu
— 1 night
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
9
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
+4
taxi + Fly + foot + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
End: Pune

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.
Shop till you drop at Gem Plaza and Diwan-e-Aam Hall of Public Audience. Visit Amber Palace and Shri Gopinath Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, take a stroll through Rusirani Village, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and get your game on at Snow Planet.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planner.

Pune to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. October in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bikaner.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Bikaner

Bikaner ©
A desert outpost, a city of palaces, and a tourist town: Bikaner has been seen as many things by many people.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Junagarh Fort, see the interesting displays at Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Bhandasar, and finally explore the activities along Gajner Lake.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bikaner trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Jaipur to Bikaner in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pushkar.

Things to do in Bikaner

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gajner Lake ©
Gajner Lake
Junagarh Fort ©
Junagarh Fort
Jain Temple Bhandasar ©
Jain Temple Bhandasar

1
night
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
On the 6th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Vikas Handicrafts, view the masterpieces at Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Savitri Temple, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ambica arts.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pushkar online holiday planner .

You can drive from Bikaner to Pushkar in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Ajmer.

Things to do in Pushkar

Museums Spas Shopping
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Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft ©
Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft
Savitri Temple ©
Savitri Temple
Ambica arts ©
Ambica arts

1
night
Ajmer

Ajmer ©
Although usually visited on a day trip from the nearby Pushkar, the lively, often chaotic city of Ajmer has its share of sights.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the activities along Anasagar Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Akbar's Palace & Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Shariff.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ajmer online attractions planner .

Ajmer is very close to Pushkar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Ajmer

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Dargah Shariff ©
Dargah Shariff
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple
Anasagar Lake ©
Anasagar Lake

2
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 8th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Vastra Vinod, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well). On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Jaswant Thada, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Umaid Heritage Art School.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip website .

Getting from Ajmer to Jodhpur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Chittaurgarh.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

1
night
Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh ©
Sitting on the shores of the Berach River, the city of Chittaurgarh had a checkered history of ancient war against would-be invaders.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Vijay Stambha, then steep yourself in history at Chittaurgarh Fort, then explore the historical opulence of Padmini's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Gaumukh Reservoir.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chittaurgarh itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Chittaurgarh takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Chittaurgarh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chittaurgarh Fort ©
Chittaurgarh Fort
Padmini's Palace ©
Padmini's Palace
Vijay Stambha ©
Vijay Stambha

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, and finally don't miss a visit to Gangaur Ghat.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chittaurgarh to Udaipur takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mount Abu.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

1
night
Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Sunset Point, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nakki Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Dilwara Jain Temples.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mount Abu visit planner.

You can drive from Udaipur to Mount Abu in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Mount Abu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Nakki Lake ©
Nakki Lake
Dilwara Jain Temples ©
Dilwara Jain Temples

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nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rishabhadeva Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: stop by Desert Art Gallery, brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jaisalmer trip itinerary app .

Getting from Mount Abu to Jaisalmer by combination of train, flight, and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Rishabhadeva Temple ©
Rishabhadeva Temple

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