18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
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Hyderabad
— 1 night
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Udaipur
— 2 nights
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Sadri
— 1 night
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Jodhpur
— 1 night
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Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 4 nights
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Agra
— 3 nights
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New Delhi
— 3 nights

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©

City of Joy

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.
On the 1st (Wed), stop by Kumartuli, then wander the streets of Park Street, and then view the masterpieces at CIMA Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
CIMA Gallery ©
CIMA Gallery
Park Street ©
Park Street
Kumartuli ©
Kumartuli

1
night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Laad Bazaar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Health, then stop by Krishna Jewellers Pearls & Gems, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hyderabad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, things will get a bit warmer in Hyderabad: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Highlights from your plan
Laad Bazaar ©
Laad Bazaar
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

2
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the galleries of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Art Haveli, take a leisurely stroll along Gangaur Ghat, then get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Udaipur Art Villa.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip builder.

Fly from Hyderabad to Udaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler 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 · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Sadri

Sadri ©
Sadri is a town and a municipality in Pali district in the Indian state (Pali) of Rajasthan. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranakpur Jain Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sadri trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Udaipur to Sadri in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. 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 ©

Sun City

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): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then look for gifts at Ganesh Handicrafts, and then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip maker website.

Getting from Sadri to Jodhpur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Highlights from your plan
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by Desert Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, and then view the masterpieces at Sonee Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rishabhadeva Temple and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jaisalmer day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Sonee Art Gallery ©
Sonee Art Gallery

4
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur

Pink City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Jitesh Arts will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gyan Museum, cruise around with Make Bike Trip, view the masterpieces at Samanvai Art Gallery, and admire the striking features of Diwan-e-Aam Hall of Public Audience.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Head to Taj Gallery and New Nice Marble Art & Handicraftsfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. 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: take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, explore the galleries of Shahin Arts, and admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jaipur in January: highs in Agra hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

3
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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 some historical perspective at Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chandni Chowk and Luv Indiya. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Red Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, browse the exhibits of An Yahh!!, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip maker.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort
India Gate ©
India Gate

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