19 days in India Itinerary

19 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Thrissur
Bus + Fly:  34 h
1
Gandhinagar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Ahmedabad
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Bhuj
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Mount Abu
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
7
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  17 h 45 min
8
Manali
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  10 h 30 min
End: Thrissur

1
night
Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar ©
Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat in Western India. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adalaj Trimandir, get to know the resident critters at Indroda Nature Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarita Udhyan, then tee off at Aalloa Hills Resort, and finally walk around Children's Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gandhinagar trip builder.

Thrissur to Gandhinagar is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Thrissur in December, expect Gandhinagar to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Gandhinagar

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Indroda Nature Park ©
Indroda Nature Park
Adalaj Trimandir ©
Adalaj Trimandir
Aalloa Hills Resort ©
Aalloa Hills Resort

4
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ahmedabad One Mall and Gulmohar Park Mall. Step out of the city life by going to Kankaria Lake and Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary. Take a break from Ahmedabad with a short trip to Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary in Nalsarovar, about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple, see the interesting displays at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Gandhinagar to Ahmedabad by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In December, daytime highs in Ahmedabad are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Bhuj.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Akshardham, Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary, Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles

1
night
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
On the 27th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at White Desert Of Kutch, step into the grandiose world of Pragmahal Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aath Koti Nani Paksh Jain Sthanak, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bhuj road trip planning app.

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Bhuj in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Bhuj, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Mount Abu.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
White Desert Of Kutch ©
White Desert Of Kutch
Pragmahal Palace ©
Pragmahal Palace

1
day
Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sunset Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Nakki Lake, then deepen your understanding at Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University, and finally steep yourself in history at Dilwara Jain Temples.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Abu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bhuj to Mount Abu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mount Abu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nakki Lake ©
Nakki Lake
Dilwara Jain Temples ©
Dilwara Jain Temples
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Pichola, get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, stop by Little Armani, then admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and finally examine the collection at Vintage Collection of Classic Cars Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Udaipur day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mount Abu to Udaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunj Bihari Temple, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Mandore Garden, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): walk around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, explore the activities along Kaylana Lake, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamandir, and finally stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur day trip planning website.

You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jaisalmer Fort and Kuldhara Abandoned Village. Visiting Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: stop by Kuku Pashmina Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jaisalmer tour planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manali road trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Manali takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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