17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Guwahati
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
2
Katra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Amritsar
— 4 nights
+4
Fly + Subway + Foot + Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
4
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Mathura
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Guwahati

5
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.
Head to Chandni Chowk and The Great India Placefor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gandhi Smriti and National Museum. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the masterpieces at Crafts Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

Guwahati to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

The Great India Place
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

2
nights
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairo Baba Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi, then contemplate the long history of Bhimgarh Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Katra itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi to Katra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bhimgarh Fort
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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple
Helicopter Tours

4
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Partition Museum and Pushpa Gujral Science City capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Harmandir Sahib and Virasat-e-Khlasa. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, and stop by India House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar online trip maker.

Drive from Katra to Amritsar in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Pushpa Gujral Science City, Virasat-e-Khlasa, Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get some historical perspective at Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. For shopping fun, head to Taj Gallery or U.P Handicrafts Development Center. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Shahin Arts, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Agra Art Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Agra trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amritsar to Agra takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

2
nights
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham and Government Museum Mathura. Banke Bihari Temple and Priyakant Ju Mandir will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Mathura to Vrindavan to see The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kusum Sarovar, contemplate the waterfront views at Vishram Ghat, don't miss a visit to Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Govardhan Hill.

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Drive from Agra to Mathura in 1.5 hours. In November in Mathura, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vrindavan
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Govardhan Hill ©
Govardhan Hill
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Kusum Sarovar ©
Kusum Sarovar

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