20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
+4
taxi + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
7
Pushkar
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Amritsar
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 30​min
9
Sawai Madhopur
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Qutub Minar, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In February in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. On the next day, look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, then stroll around Mehtab Bagh, then make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally let little ones run wild at Play Safari.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Agra day trip planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in February, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Ratnavali Arts. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, then admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and finally learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planning tool .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Udaipur trip maker app .

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and finally make a trip to Ghanta Ghar. Keep things going the next day: stop by Ganesh Handicrafts, then stroll around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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

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 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rishabhadeva Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Pushkar.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Rishabhadeva Temple ©
Rishabhadeva Temple

3
nights
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
Go for a jaunt from Pushkar to Ajmer to see Dargah Shariff about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Xcapade Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Savitri Temple, explore the activities along Anasagar Lake, and expand your horizons at Shiv Shakti Art & Handicraft.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Pushkar route planner.

Getting from Jaisalmer to Pushkar by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Pushkar

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Ajmer
Highlights from your plan
Dargah Shariff ©
Dargah Shariff
Pushkar Lake ©
Pushkar Lake
Brahma Temple ©
Brahma Temple

3
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harmandir Sahib. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Akal Takht, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amritsar online route maker .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Pushkar to Amritsar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

3
nights
Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur ©
A trip to Sawai Madhopur offers a range of exciting options, including a safari ride through a vast national park--home to the world's largest tigers--and access to a World Heritage-listed hill fort.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ranthambore National Park. On the 1st (Sun), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ranthambore National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Malik Talao, contemplate the long history of Ranthambore Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganesh Temple, then explore the activities along Padam Talab, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amareshwar Mahadeo Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sawai Madhopur journey website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Amritsar to Sawai Madhopur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sawai Madhopur

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ranthambore Fort, Safaris
Highlights from your plan
Ranthambore National Park ©
Ranthambore National Park
Ganesh Temple ©
Ganesh Temple
Amareshwar Mahadeo Temple ©
Amareshwar Mahadeo Temple

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