19 days in India Itinerary

19 days in India Itinerary

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19 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Neil Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h
2
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  16​h 45​min
3
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + train:  8​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
7
Goa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  9​h
8
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Neil Island trip planner .

Chennai to Neil Island is an approximately 7-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Neil Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

3
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Popular historic sites such as Gurdwara Pathar Sahib and Hemis Monastery are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Likir Gompa and Thiksey Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Leh to Alchi to see Alchi Monastary about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, identify plant and animal life at Donkey Sanctuary, and stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Leh trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Leh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

1
night
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Jaisalmer in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, then examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and finally look for gifts at Marble Handicrafts Agra.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Agra trip maker app .

Getting from Jaisalmer to Agra by combination of taxi, flight, and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Fair Deal Textile. Get some historical perspective at Amber Palace and Moti Dungari Temple. Spend the 10th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur road trip website .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, look for gifts at Spice Paradise, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jodhpur online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Jaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 34°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Spice Paradise ©
Spice Paradise
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Majorda Beach and Naval Aviation Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Shanta Durga Temple and Church of Holy Spirit. There's lots more to do: stroll through Agonda Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda, and enjoy the sand and surf at Palolem Beach.

Plan trip to Goa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Jodhpur to Goa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jodhpur in June, with highs in Goa at 35°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Naval Aviation Museum ©
Naval Aviation Museum
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thekkady attractions app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Goa to Thekkady in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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