25 days in Western India Itinerary

25 days in Western India Itinerary

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25 days in Western India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Goa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Pune
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h
9
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

4
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: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Amer Jeep Safari, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur sightseeing planner .

Chandigarh to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Jaipur are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Pichola, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally browse for treasures at Art_en_Soul shoppe. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in July, expect nights in Udaipur to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aurangabad trip builder site .

You can fly from Udaipur to Aurangabad in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Aurangabad when traveling from Udaipur in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Spas Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

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, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take a stroll through Dharavi, and make a trip to Dhobi Ghat.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mumbai road trip planner .

You can fly from Aurangabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Mumbai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Remedios Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Bom Jesus, and admire the landmark architecture of Se Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Goa vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Goa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Old Goa ©
Old Goa

1
night
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
On the 2nd (Fri), see human ingenuity at work at Radhanagari Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jyotiba Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, then admire the sheer force of Ramtirth Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Gagangad.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kolhapur trip builder .

Getting from Goa to Kolhapur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Radhanagari Dam ©
Radhanagari Dam
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Jyotiba Temple ©
Jyotiba Temple

3
nights
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Pune is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, step into the grandiose world of Sinhagad Fort, make a trip to Nagraj Mandir, and examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Pune online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kolhapur to Pune takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Shinde Chatri ©
Shinde Chatri

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, then take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jami Masjid.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad holiday planning website .

Fly from Pune to Ahmedabad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rishabhadeva Temple, stop by Shayama Cashmere Store, and contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

Make your Jaisalmer itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ahmedabad to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lavi's cooking, then make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, then browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jambaji Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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