26 days in Western India Itinerary

26 days in Western India Itinerary

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26 days in Western India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Goa
— 3 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
2
Ajanta
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Sadri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Jaipur
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Sydney

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.
Kids will enjoy Baga Beach and Palolem Beach. Visit Basilica of Bom Jesus and Sri Damodar Temple for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Agonda Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, contemplate the long history of Reis Magos Fort, and stroll through Arambol Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Goa trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Goa is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Sydney to Goa, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Goa, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

1
day
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajanta tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Goa to Ajanta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Goa in January, Ajanta is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bhai Saheb Bhai Daya Singh Ji Bhai Dharam Singh Ji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Valley of the Sufi Saints, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally Head underground at Ellora Caves.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Aurangabad day trip planning tool .

Drive from Ajanta to Aurangabad in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Aurangabad can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Valley of the Sufi Saints ©
Valley of the Sufi Saints

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Shree Siddhivinayak and Banganga Tank for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai day trip site .

You can fly from Aurangabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mumbai when traveling from Aurangabad in January, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Udaipur road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, things will get slightly colder in Udaipur: highs are around 28°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Sadri.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Sadri

Sadri ©
Sadri is a town and a municipality in Pali district in the Indian state (Pali) of Rajasthan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranakpur Jain Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sadri trip site .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Sadri takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Sadri can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Sadri

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ranakpur Jain Temple ©
Ranakpur Jain Temple

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.
Popular historic sites such as Mehrangarh Fort and Jambaji Temple are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and Jaswant Thada. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ganesh Handicrafts, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps and other tourist information, read Jodhpur itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sadri to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Jaisalmer Fort and Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli will appeal to history buffs.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jaisalmer trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

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

6
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.
Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Jal Mahal and Nahargarh Fort are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Joy, and steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaipur road trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari

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