17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  14 h
1
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
6
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
7
Dhanaulti
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

1
night
Havelock Island

Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapathar Beach and then get outside with Captain Hook’s. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Radhanagar Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Havelock Island holiday maker site .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Havelock Island is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Havelock Island is 2 hours. While traveling from Jeddah, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Havelock Island, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

1
night
Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): head off the coast to Jolly Buoy Island, contemplate the long history of Cellular Jail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stella Maris Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Murugan Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Blair trip website .

Traveling by car from Havelock Island to Port Blair takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Havelock Island in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Port Blair, with lows around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jolly Buoy Island ©
Jolly Buoy Island
Murugan Temple ©
Murugan Temple
Stella Maris Cathedral ©
Stella Maris Cathedral

1
day
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Namdroling Monastery and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kodagu (Coorg) journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Blair to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

2
nights
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.
Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Amber Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kodagu (Coorg) to Jaipur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Agra driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Walking tours

2
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.
On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at Hall of Fame, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Choskor Monastery. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Serzang Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple at Sumda Chun.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Leh trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dhanaulti.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
River Rafting & Tubing

1
day
Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti ©
The hill station of Dhanaulti offers innumerable breathtaking lookout points within eyeshot of the Himalayas, which makes it a great spot to admire the famous mountain range from a comfortable distance.
On the 27th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surkhanda Devi Temple.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Leh to Dhanaulti. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Manali.

Things to do in Dhanaulti

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Surkhanda Devi Temple ©
Surkhanda Devi Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jogini Waterfall and Gauri Shankar Temple. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, get great views at Gulaba, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and explore the activities along Beas River.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Dhanaulti to Manali takes 14.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gauri Shankar Temple, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust
Gulaba ©
Gulaba

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