27 days in India, Kathmandu & Pokhara Itinerary

27 days in India, Kathmandu & Pokhara Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel route maker

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

Route & dates

27 days in India, Kathmandu & Pokhara Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
1
Mumbai, India
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Udaipur, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Jaisalmer, India
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Jodhpur, India
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Agra, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Varanasi, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
10
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
11
Pokhara, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Mumbai, India
— 1 night
End: Mumbai, India

1
day
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Khotachiwadi, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mumbai day trip planning app .

November in Mumbai sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

2
nights
Udaipur, India

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 26th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, admire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, then browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, and finally don't miss a visit to Gangaur Ghat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Udaipur reach 35°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

5
nights
Jaipur, India

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: contemplate the long history of Amber Palace, don't miss a visit to Birla Mandir Temple, admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaipur trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Jaisalmer, India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Mandir Palace and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

Start your trip to Jaisalmer by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Mandir Palace ©
Mandir Palace

1
night
Jodhpur, India

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.
On the 4th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, and finally explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

Plan my Jodhpur trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

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. In December, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

3
nights
New Delhi, India

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

Plan a New Delhi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Jodhpur to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

4
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Agra driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
Varanasi, 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.
Varanasi is known for historic sites, nature, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Varanasi trip builder website .

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Kumortuli, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, then learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple - Kolkata, then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then don't miss a visit to Mother House, and finally don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para).

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Varanasi in December; daily highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

2
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
On the 16th (Mon), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Crematoria, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kathmandu trip planner.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kathmandu in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. In December, Kathmandu is little chillier than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Pokhara is known for nature, adventure, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple, and admire the sheer force of Devi's Fall.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pokhara trip planning tool .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pokhara when traveling from Kathmandu in December, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

1
night
Mumbai, India

Mumbai
To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Pokhara to Mumbai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pokhara in December, expect Mumbai to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Similar Plans

60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in India BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in India BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in India & Vietnam BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Asia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans