21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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21 days in India Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Leh
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Stockholm

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Phyang Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa, then make a trip to Temple at Sumda Chun, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery. On your second day here, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Serzang Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Samstanling Monastery.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip itinerary planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Leh is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Stockholm to Leh. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. On your second day here, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra route maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. December in Agra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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

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, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jaipur trip simple and quick.

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Thekkady Rose Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Udaipur to Thekkady in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

3
nights
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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Marari Beach in Mararikulam--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online road trip planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, then contemplate the long history of Khotachiwadi, then don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take a stroll through Dharavi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then cruise along Marine Drive, then take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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 31st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get little chillier in Jodhpur: highs are around 32°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, you will find days in New Delhi are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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