24 days in India Itinerary

24 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Shimla
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 2 nights
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Udaipur
— 1 night
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Jodhpur
— 2 nights
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Goa
— 1 night
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Hampi
— 3 nights
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Chennai
— 2 nights
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 3 nights

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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 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, then examine the collection at National Gandhi Museum, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at Rajpath. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Temple, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planner.

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New Delhi is 5.5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 34°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Highlights from your plan
National Gandhi Museum ©
National Gandhi Museum
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Raj Ghat ©
Raj Ghat

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Shimla

Shimla ©

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and finally walk around Daulat Singh Park. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla tour itinerary planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Shimla by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Hanuman Temple ©
Hanuman Temple

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Jaipur

Jaipur ©

Pink City

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.
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur sightseeing planner.

Getting from Shimla to Jaipur by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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Udaipur

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

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Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©

Sun City

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.
On the 13th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, then explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Loha Pol, contemplate the long history of Phool Mahal, then steep yourself in history at Manak Chowk and Havelis, then explore the ancient world of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), and finally look for gifts at Via Jodhpur.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jodhpur online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well) ©
Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well)
Off-Road Tours

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Red Carpet Wax Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Mumbai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Highlights from your plan
Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple ©
Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Babulnath Temple ©
Babulnath Temple

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, then stroll through Cansaulim Beach, and then kick back and relax at Arossim Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Goa day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in March, you will find days in Goa are little chillier (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vitthala Temple. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy Temple - Fatik Shilla, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Balakrishna Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Akash Art Gallery & Bookshop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Achyutaraya Temple, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Matanga Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hampi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Goa to Hampi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Goa in March, expect nights in Hampi to be slightly colder, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Matanga Hill ©
Matanga Hill
Achyutaraya Temple ©
Achyutaraya Temple

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Chennai

Chennai ©

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aarupadai Veedu Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sringeri Saradha Peetam Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Sri Muppathamman Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip planner.

You can fly from Hampi to Chennai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Chennai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Chennai

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple ©
Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple ©
Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple

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Varanasi

Varanasi ©

Spiritual Capital of India

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at New Vishwanath Temple and Ruchika Art Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Archaeological Museum and Sarnath. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, view the masterpieces at Kriti Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi sightseeing app.

You can fly from Chennai to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chennai in March since evenings lows in Varanasi dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
New Vishwanath Temple ©
New Vishwanath Temple

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saha Burj and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Diwan-I-Khas and Mina Masjid. When in Agra, make a side trip to see Lotus Throne in Fatehpur Sikri, approximately Fatehpur Sikri away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Maryamuzzamani Palace, don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and see the interesting displays at Imperial Wax Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Agra trip planning site.

Getting from Varanasi to Agra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maryamuzzamani Palace
Maryamuzzamani Palace
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj
Mina Masjid ©
Mina Masjid

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