17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
5
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Amritsar
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
End: London

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, wildlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Amer jeep Safari, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur online day trip planner .

London, UK to Jaipur is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In March, Jaipur is much hotter than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

2
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.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the galleries of Gothwal Art, then browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Udaipur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then cruise along Marine Drive, and finally make a trip to Dhobi Ghat.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mumbai sightseeing planner.

Fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in April, expect nights in Mumbai to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mumbai to Agra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: highs in Agra hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
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, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and make a trip to India Gate.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi itinerary planner .

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in Amritsar reach 39°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

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