22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
8
Ajanta
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
9
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Seoul

2
nights
New Delhi

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.
Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit India Gate and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib for their historical value. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Gourmet Desire, examine the collection at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, stop by People Tree, and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then explore the galleries of Shahin Arts. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Taj Museum, look for gifts at Marble Handicrafts Agra, then take in the exciting artwork at Oriental Heritage, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

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Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

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.
You'll explore and learn at Gem Plaza and Jitesh Arts. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur and ICA Gallery. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Amber Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur day trip app .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Jaisalmer War Museum and then contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer tour itinerary planner .

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 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Jaswant Thada, then steep yourself in history at Jai Pol, and finally contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then stop by Ganesh Handicrafts.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, explore the galleries of Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, and finally view the masterpieces at Pacific Art.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Udaipur online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Udaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum

2
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the activities along Ganges River, then contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat, and finally admire the masterpieces at Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Bharat Kala Bhavan and then admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi online vacation maker .

Fly from Udaipur to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Spas & Wellness
Ganges River
Ganges River

2
nights
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ajanta trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Varanasi to Ajanta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Ajanta, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. You will leave for Mumbai on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, then head outdoors with Marine Drive, and finally wander the streets of Nariman Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally wander the streets of Dharavi.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai tour planner .

Getting from Ajanta to Mumbai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ajanta in May, expect nights in Mumbai to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
R City Mall ©
R City Mall
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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