23 days in India Itinerary

23 days in India Itinerary

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23 days in India Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Leh
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
6
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

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: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, take a stroll through Nariman Point, and stroll through Chowpatty Beach.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mumbai online tour planner .

Charlotte, USA to Mumbai is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Charlotte to Mumbai. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in July since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Udaipur trip tool .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Udaipur are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

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: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and identify plant and animal life at Elefriend.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 27th (Sat) on the rails with a train tour. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, steep yourself in history at Shah Burj, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru ka Tal.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra journey planner .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

3
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Leh itinerary website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Manali sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

4
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi travel tool .

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in New Delhi sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 80°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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