18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Chennai
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  9 h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Chennai

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and The Great India Place. Popular historic sites such as Rajpath and Chhatarpur Temple are in your itinerary. Step out of New Delhi to go to Noida and see DLF Mall Of India, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi visit planner.

Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in December, expect nights in New Delhi to be colder, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Noida
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Rajpath ©
Rajpath

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, thenview the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Akbar the Great, thencontemplate the long history of Saha Burj, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Akbar the Great ©
Tomb of Akbar the Great

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.
Visit Amber Palace and Moti Dungari Temple for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre and Jitesh Arts. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

3
nights
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.
Mehrangarh Fort and Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well) will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Umaid Heritage Art School and Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Phool Mahal, and take in the exciting artwork at Kotsa - Travellers Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Jodhpur takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Safaris
Umaid Heritage Art School ©
Umaid Heritage Art School

3
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 31st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, thensee the interesting displays at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Tilon Ki Pol. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jaisalmer trip planning app.

Getting from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Tilon Ki Pol ©
Tilon Ki Pol

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.
Let the collections at City Palace of Udaipur and Maharana Pratap Museum capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Pichola. Venture out of the city with trips to Rakht-Talai (Haldighati) (in Nathdwara), Ranakpur Jain Temple (in Sadri) and Surya Narayan Temple (in Ranakpur). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Under the Sun Aquarium, explore the galleries of B. G. Sharma Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Gothwal Art.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Udaipur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Rakht-Talai (Haldighati), Ranakpur Jain Temple, Surya Narayan Temple
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

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