22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  13​h
End: Manchester

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Amritsar trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Amritsar is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect nights in Amritsar to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to BBD Bagh, and then contemplate the long history of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, then learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and finally stop by Kumortuli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) route maker tool .

Fly from Amritsar to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amritsar in December, with highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mumbai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December: highs in Mumbai hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

2
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jami Masjid, then take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront, then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sola Mandir Bhagwat Vidyapith. On the next day, examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, then admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell, and then explore the activities along Kankaria Lake.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ahmedabad trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Ahmedabad by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Ahmedabad to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles
Jami Masjid ©
Jami Masjid

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ganesh Handicrafts, then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Ahmedabad to Jodhpur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ahmedabad in January, things will get slightly colder in Jodhpur: highs are around 29°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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

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

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Udaipur attractions planner.

Drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Udaipur sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

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: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, stop by Pachouli, look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur trip planner .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, stroll through Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, and take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

You can plan Agra trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in January, you will find days in Agra are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

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
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: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to India Gate, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online holiday planner .

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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