16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + subway + train:  17​h 30​min
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hemis
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Sydney


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1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Soami Bagh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra holiday builder .

Sydney, Australia to Agra is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Agra hover around 27°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Soami Bagh ©
Soami Bagh

3
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.
Humayun's Tomb and Hauz Khas Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Iron Pillar of Delhi. The adventure continues: make a trip to India Gate, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read New Delhi day trip app .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Hemis.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

1
day
Hemis

Hemis ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Hemis and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hemis Monastery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hemis travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi to Hemis. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Leh.

Things to do in Hemis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Kloster Hemis ©
Kloster Hemis

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Shanti Stupa and Serzang Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Khardung La and Sum-tsek. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chokhang Vihara Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Leh trip planning site .

Drive from Hemis to Leh in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khardung La
Highlights from your plan
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal, then explore the activities along Nigeen Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pathar Masjid.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Srinagar online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Leh to Srinagar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Srinagar are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Srinagar

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal
Jama Masjid Mosque ©
Jama Masjid Mosque
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake

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.
On the 31st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Art_en_Soul shoppe, then explore the galleries of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ShreenathJi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sas-Bahu Temple Tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur tour site .

Traveling by flight from Srinagar to Udaipur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Srinagar in December, plan for much hotter days in Udaipur, with highs around 29°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Shahastrabahu Temple
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 2nd (Thu), wander the streets of Nariman Point, then get outside with Marine Drive, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ramakrishna Math, Khar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, then don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, and finally don't miss a visit to Colaba Causeway.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mumbai online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Udaipur in January: high temperatures in Mumbai hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Neighborhoods Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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