16 days in North India, Jaipur & Udaipur Itinerary

16 days in North India, Jaipur & Udaipur Itinerary

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Start: Chennai
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Varanasi
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Shimla
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
6
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
9
Haridwar
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
10
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
11
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Chennai

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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.
You've now added Walking tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Varanasi travel route builder tool.

Chennai to Varanasi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chennai in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Varanasi, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, thenstep into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum and then make a trip to Taj Mahal.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Agra road trip app.

Getting from Varanasi to Agra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of India Gate, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, thenstep into the grandiose world of Red Fort, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manali tour planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip maker website.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nubra Valley, Magnetic Hill and Pangong Tso. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Pangong Tso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, and then appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gomang Stupa, thensee the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and finally don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Leh visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Shimla to Leh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
Highlights from your plan
Pangong Tso ©
Pangong Tso
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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night
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 31st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and finally admire the striking features of Akal Takht.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip maker site.

Getting from Leh to Amritsar by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai

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night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 1st (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planner.

Getting from Amritsar to Rishikesh by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Haridwar trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

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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 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, thenexplore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally make a trip to Pratap Celebrity Wax Museum Jaipur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then stop by Ellora Arts.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Haridwar to Jaipur takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Jaipur sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Museums Wildlife
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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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 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Udaipur trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in June, you will find days in Udaipur are slightly colder (43°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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