18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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18 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Raipur
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Udaipur
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
6
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
9
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi day trip app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In June, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Raipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Raipur

Raipur
The administrative capital of Chhattisgarh state, scorching hot Raipur offers more in the way of government and business buildings than tourist attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hatkeshwar Mahadev Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Udanti Sanctuary, and then immerse yourself in nature at Naya Raipur Central Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Raipur tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Delhi to Raipur. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Raipur

Parks Wildlife Nature

1
day
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 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, make a trip to Gangaur Ghat, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Raipur to Udaipur. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Bagore Ki Haveli ©
Bagore Ki Haveli

3
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, and brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Jaipur sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer day trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh holiday maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Rishikesh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 19th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, then get outside with The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally stop by Hamers.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mussoorie online travel route builder .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Mussoorie in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, then don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dharamsala route planner.

Traveling by flight from Mussoorie to Dharamsala takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manali online attractions planner .

Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah

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