28 days in India Itinerary

28 days in India Itinerary

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28 days in India Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  21​h
1
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Goa
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Sangrur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Karnal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Yamunanagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Sangrur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mount Mary Basilica and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. Visiting Kanheri Caves and Karnala Bird Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Step out of Mumbai with an excursion to Versoli Beach in Alibaug--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, browse the exhibits of Play Clan, view the masterpieces at Jehangir Art Gallery, and get in on the family fun at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai vacation maker site .

Washington DC, USA to Mumbai is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in November; daily highs in Mumbai reach 94°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Versoli Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

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.
Shanta Durga Temple and Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Baga Beach and Betalbatim Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Arossim Beach, kick back and relax at Cansaulim Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, and contemplate the long history of Palacio do Deao.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Goa route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: highs in Goa hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach

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.
Let the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Jaipur Wax Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Amer Jeep Safari, examine the collection at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, stop by Silverfish Jewels & Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Jaipur in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jaipur when traveling from Goa in November, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib, and finally stop by The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Amritsar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jaipur in November, with highs in Amritsar at 79°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sangrur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Goindwal Sahib ©
Goindwal Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2
nights
Sangrur

Sangrur ©
Sangrur is a town in the Indian state of Punjab, India. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Nanakiana Sahib.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sangrur trip itinerary site .

Getting from Amritsar to Sangrur by car takes about 4 hours. On the 21st (Thu), you're off toKarnal.

Things to do in Sangrur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gurdwara Nanakiana Sahib ©
Gurdwara Nanakiana Sahib

3
nights
Karnal

Karnal ©
Karnal is a city located in the NCR and the headquarters of Karnal District in the Indian state of Haryana. Appreciate the collections at Dharohar Museum and Sri Krishna Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Phalgu Tirtha and Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Go for a jaunt from Karnal to Panipat to see Fun City Mall about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pukka Pul, buy something for everyone on your list at Harsha K3C Mall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Karnal Lake.

Before you visit Karnal, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Sangrur to Karnal in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yamunanagar.

Things to do in Karnal

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kurukshetra, Fun City Mall
Highlights from your plan
Pukka Pul ©
Pukka Pul
Dharohar Museum ©
Dharohar Museum
Sri Krishna Museum ©
Sri Krishna Museum

2
nights
Yamunanagar

Yamunanagar ©
Yamunanagar is a city and a municipal corporation in Yamunanagar district in the Indian state of Haryana. To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yamunanagar trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Karnal to Yamunanagar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sangrur.

Things to do in Yamunanagar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Chhachhrauli Fort
Highlights from your plan
Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir ©
Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir
Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Sangrur

Sangrur ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sardulgarh Fort and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Jhira Sahib. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial Kothi Bassian and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Wadda Ghalughara Sahib.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sangrur holiday maker app .

You can drive from Yamunanagar to Sangrur in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Sangrur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Patiala, Sardulgarh Fort, Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial Kothi Bassian
Highlights from your plan
Gurdwara Wadda Ghalughara Sahib ©
Gurdwara Wadda Ghalughara Sahib
Gurdwara Jhira Sahib ©
Gurdwara Jhira Sahib

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Mata Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Sangrur to Chandigarh takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kali Mata Temple, Dr. Diwan Singh Kalepani Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Kali Mata Temple ©
Kali Mata Temple

1
night
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then stop by Mughal Carpet.

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Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Agra takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj
Spas

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.
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Rajpath, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, then contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib.

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

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

The Great India Place
Highlights from your plan
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Raj Ghat ©
Raj Ghat

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