18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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18 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Hyderabad
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sadri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dhaka City


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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stop by Kumortuli, take a stroll through Park Street, and then view the masterpieces at CIMA Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) route planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Kumortuli ©
Kumortuli

1
night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Salar Jung Museum, hunt for treasures at Laad Bazaar, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Health, then stop by Krishna Jewellers Pearls & Gems, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad route maker website .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hyderabad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, expect Hyderabad to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Laad Bazaar ©
Laad Bazaar
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

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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 3rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, look for gifts at Gothwal Art, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Art Haveli, take a leisurely stroll along Gangaur Ghat, then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, and finally view the masterpieces at Udaipur Art Villa.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hyderabad to Udaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in January; daily highs in Udaipur reach 28°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sadri.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Art Haveli
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

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night
Sadri

Sadri ©
Sadri is a town and a municipality in Pali district in the Indian state (Pali) of Rajasthan. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranakpur Jain Temple.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sadri trip builder .

You can drive from Udaipur to Sadri in 2.5 hours. January in Sadri sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Sadri

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ranakpur Jain Temple ©
Ranakpur Jain 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 6th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ganesh Handicrafts, and then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Sadri to Jodhpur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

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nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 7th (Tue), look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, and then view the masterpieces at Sonee Art Gallery. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rishabhadeva Temple and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jaisalmer holiday builder app .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Sonee Art Gallery ©
Sonee Art Gallery

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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.
Head to Gem Plaza and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipurfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate City Palace of Jaipur and Jitesh Arts. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, view the masterpieces at ICA Gallery, browse the exhibits of Gyan Museum, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Gurudwara Guru ka Tal will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Agra Fort and Shahin Arts. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Taj Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid, take in the exciting artwork at New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, and take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Agra day trip planner .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in January, expect nights in Agra to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort (Lal Quila). Popular historic sites such as India Gate and Lotus Temple are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, browse the exhibits of An Yahh!!, and hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in New Delhi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

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