20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: London

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at India Gate, don't miss a visit to Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Delhi route maker app .

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. In March, New Delhi is much hotter than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar route tool .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in March, things will get little chillier in Amritsar: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Taj Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, tour in style with a train tour, and walk around Mehtab Bagh.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra vacation planning website .

Getting from Amritsar to Agra by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, Agra is a bit warmer than Amritsar - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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, wildlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple, and stop by Gems Paradise.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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.
On the 5th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then explore the activities along Lake Pichola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Gangaur Ghat.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip planning tool .

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Udaipur sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar, and then stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur trip itinerary app .

Getting from Udaipur to Jodhpur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Jodhpur

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

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Take a break from Kochi (Cochin) with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning site .

You can fly from Jodhpur to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in April, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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