23 days in India Itinerary

23 days in India Itinerary

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23 days in India Itinerary

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

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.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the striking features of Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planner.

Kurukshetra to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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.
Jodhpur is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mandore Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur road trip app .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in November, you will find days in Jodhpur are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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

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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market.

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You can fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 69°F in Mumbai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, then see the interesting displays at Museum in Goa | San Thome Museum Goa, and then kick back and relax at Agonda Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanta Durga Temple and then stroll through Palolem Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Goa day trip app .

Getting from Mumbai to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect nights in Goa to be somewhat warmer, around 77°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Milsim Goa Paintball ©
Milsim Goa Paintball

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, wander the streets of Jew Town, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
day
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 14th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip tool .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Udaipur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Udaipur, with lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then contemplate the long history of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir Temple.

Before you visit Jaipur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Jaipur are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Agra trip builder tool .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 17th (Sun), you're off toLeh.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

2
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.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, then explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

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

3
nights
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.
When in Amritsar, make a side trip to see Rangla Punjab Haveli in Jalandhar, approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, look for gifts at India House, take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, and make a trip to Akal Takht.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amritsar tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. November in Amritsar sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Rangla Punjab Haveli
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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