23 days in India Itinerary

23 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

23 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Varkala
— 1 night
train + taxi:  3​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
6
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

12
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.
Get some cultural insight at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort (Lal Quila). Shop till you drop at Chandni Chowk and DLF Mall Of India. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: India Exposition Mart (in Greater Noida), Gurugram (Gurgaon) (Viktorianz, Aravalli Bio Diversity Park, & more) and The Great India Place (in Noida). Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: make a trip to India Gate, explore the galleries of New Kashmir Art Gallery, shop like a local with Connaught Place, and look for gifts at People Tree.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary maker app .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to New Delhi is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Jeddah in July, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are slightly colder, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Varkala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Gurugram (Gurgaon), Noida, India Exposition Mart, Viktorianz, GoodEarth City Centre
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
Varkala

Varkala ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
On the 21st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Varkala Beach, stop by Shalimar Weaves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardhana Swami Temple, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Asparagus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Varkala road trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Varkala in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in July, plan for slightly colder days in Varkala, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Varkala

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Janardhana Swami Temple
Janardhana Swami Temple
Shalimar Weaves ©
Shalimar Weaves

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady visit planning website .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Varkala to Thekkady in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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.
Head to Gyan Museum and Jitesh Artsfor some retail therapy. Visiting Amer Jeep Safari and EleSafari will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, view the masterpieces at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur day trip planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Jaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then look for gifts at Mughal Carpet.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

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.
Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Likir Gompa and Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. Get out of town with these interesting Leh side-trips: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Pashmina House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chokhang Vihara Temple, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip builder site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

Similar Plans

24 days in India BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in Pokhara & India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 27 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in India BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, teens, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 38 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, teens, kids, culture, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 53 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in India BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans