17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  10​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Khajuraho
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h 45​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Pushkar
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Ranakpur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, and finally steep yourself in history at Rajpath. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Modern Art, then see the interesting displays at National Gandhi Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chhatarpur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ayyappa Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to New Delhi is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New Delhi. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, then stop by Taj Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and finally step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary builder .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

2
nights
Varanasi

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishalakshi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Annapurna Devi Mandir, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, and then contemplate the long history of Batuk Bhairav Mandir.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Varanasi trip planner .

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

1
night
Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, examine the collection at Dhubela Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Khajuraho vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Dhubela Museum ©
Dhubela Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, steep yourself in history at Royal Gaitor Tumbas, examine the collection at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, then learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Khajuraho to Jaipur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pushkar.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Nahargarh Fort ©
Nahargarh Fort
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple

1
day
Pushkar

Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
On the 15th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pap Mochani Temple, admire the masterpieces at Archaeological Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Rangji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rangji Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Pushkar trip maker .

You can drive from Jaipur to Pushkar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Pushkar

Spas Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ajmer
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Rangji Temple ©
Rangji Temple
Pap Mochani Temple ©
Pap Mochani Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Gangaur Ghat, take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bada Mahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip website .

Getting from Pushkar to Udaipur by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ranakpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Maharana Pratap Museum ©
Maharana Pratap Museum

1
night
Ranakpur

Ranakpur ©
The village of Ranakpur sits in a densely forested nest of hills, its white marble architecture framed by lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Falna Swarna Jain Tirth - Golden Jain Temple, then don't miss a visit to Ranakpur Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surya Narayan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranakpur Jain Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ranakpur trip maker app .

Getting from Udaipur to Ranakpur by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Ranakpur, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Ranakpur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranakpur Jain Temple
Highlights from your plan
Ranakpur Jain Temple ©
Ranakpur Jain Temple
Ranakpur Dam ©
Ranakpur Dam

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.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then steep yourself in history at Phool Mahal, then contemplate the long history of Manak Chowk and Havelis, and finally admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ganesh Temple, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip maker tool .

Getting from Ranakpur to Jodhpur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Manak Chowk and Havelis
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Phool Mahal ©
Phool Mahal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib.

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You can fly from Jodhpur to Amritsar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jodhpur in February; daily highs in Amritsar reach 25°C and lows reach 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai

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