22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
+2
Fly + subway + train:  16​h 15​min
1
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
4
Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
6
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Lisbon

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get some cultural insight at ISKCON Vrindavan and Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham. Agra Fort and Bageshwarnath Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Balkeshwar Mandir, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Agra journey maker app .

Lisbon, Portugal to Agra is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Agra, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Agra at 41°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham

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.
Get some cultural insight at Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. Explore hidden gems such as EleSafari and Amer Jeep Safari. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Gopinath Temple, learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, and don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur day trip site .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

3
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Jain Temples and Jaisalmer War Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Tanot Mata Temple and Rishabhadeva Temple will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 10th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort and examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Safaris
Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple

3
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chandi Devi Temple and Shri Badrinath Ji Temple. Visit Har ki Pauri and Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parmath Niketan Temple, snap pictures at Ram Jhula, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Rishikesh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Haridwar, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jogini Waterfall and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Manali trip website .

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Manali takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Leh

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alchi Monastary and Hemis Monastery. Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Khardung La. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Leh vacation planning site .

You can drive from Manali to Leh in 9 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Khardung La, Hemis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Khardung La ©
Khardung La
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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