26 days in India Itinerary

26 days in India Itinerary

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26 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
2
Neil Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
3
Goa
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
6
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
9
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Hamburg

1
night
Havelock Island

Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach.

Plan my trip to Havelock Island with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Hamburg, Germany to Havelock Island is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach

1
night
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Neil Island road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Havelock Island to Neil Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Neil Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sitapur Beach ©
Sitapur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach

4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arambol Beach and Mandrem Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Baga Beach and Utorda Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ashwem Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cola Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Goa planner .

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Goa with the Route module. In December in Goa, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Udaipur in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Goa in December, plan for colder nights in Udaipur, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Spas
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jal Mahal and Akbari Masjid. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jain Temples and Jaisalmer War Museum. Get some cultural insight at Tanot Mata Temple and Desert Culture Centre & Museum. Spend the 30th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Longewala War Memorial.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila), then contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and finally don't miss a visit to India Gate. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and then steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. January in New Delhi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Raj Ghat ©
Raj Ghat
India Gate ©
India Gate

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Gurudwara Guru ka Tal. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Soami Bagh. Change things up with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

Plan my day in Agra using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Sand Dunes Leisure Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shanti Stupa and Thiksey Monastery. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gomang Stupa, and contemplate the long history of Basgo gompa.

To find out how to plan a trip to Leh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Sand Dunes Leisure Park ©
Sand Dunes Leisure Park

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