17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
6
Goa
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Qutub Minar, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read New Delhi route builder site .

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New Delhi is 5 hours. Traveling from London in January, expect nights in New Delhi to be a bit warmer, around 9°C, while days are warmer, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then walk around Mehtab Bagh.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Agra road trip website .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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

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: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, see the interesting displays at Albert Hall Museum, and admire the striking features of Birla Mandir Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Agra in January, expect nights in Jaipur to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

3
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.
Explore Udaipur's surroundings by going to Ranakpur Jain Temple (in Sadri), Kumbhalgarh Fort (in Rajsamand) and Art Haveli (in Delwara). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, admire the striking features of Jagmandir Isla, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip builder .

Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ranakpur Jain Temple, Art Haveli, Kumbhalgarh Fort
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ranakpur Jain Temple ©
Ranakpur Jain Temple

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally contemplate the long history of Khotachiwadi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai online vacation planner .

You can fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Udaipur in January, things will get a bit warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 36°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum in Goa | San Thome Museum Goa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach, and view the masterpieces at Sheek Emporium.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Goa road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Goa when traveling from Mumbai in January, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

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