41 days in India Itinerary

41 days in India Itinerary

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1
Surat
— 2 nights
2
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
3
Kutch
— 3 nights
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
6
New Delhi
— 2 nights
7
Amritsar
— 3 nights
8
Jammu City
— 1 night
9
Katra
— 2 nights
10
Srinagar
— 4 nights
11
Leh
— 3 nights
12
Diskit
— 1 night
13
Hemis
— 1 night
14
Alchi
— 1 night
15
Lamayuru
— 2 nights
16
Manali
— 2 nights
17
Shimla
— 2 nights
18
Agra
— 2 nights

2
nights
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bharthana National Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddhnath Mahadev Temple, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Dumas Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ichhanath Mahadev Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Modi Atash Bahram.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Surat sightseeing planning site.

Mumbai to Surat is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: high temperatures in Surat hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dumas Beach ©
Dumas Beach
Ichhanath Mahadev Temple ©
Ichhanath Mahadev Temple
Siddhnath Mahadev Temple ©
Siddhnath Mahadev Temple

2
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sidi Saeed Mosque and Camp Hanuman Mandir. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial and Dada Bhagwan Temple. Step out of Ahmedabad to go to Gandhinagar and see Adalaj Trimandir, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bai Harir ni Vav ( Stepwell ), play a few rounds at Gulmohar Greens - Golf & Country Club Ltd., and examine the collection at Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad holiday planner.

Getting from Surat to Ahmedabad by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trip

Adalaj Trimandir
Highlights from your plan
Dada Bhagwan Temple ©
Dada Bhagwan Temple
Sidi Saeed Mosque ©
Sidi Saeed Mosque
Adalaj Trimandir ©
Adalaj Trimandir

3
nights
Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at Shrujan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Anchorwala Ahinsha Dham, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kutch Bustard Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Shiv Mastu Jain Tirtha, and then identify plant and animal life at Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kutch holiday planner.

You can drive from Ahmedabad to Kutch in 7.5 hours. November in Kutch sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kutch

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anchorwala Ahinsha Dham ©
Anchorwala Ahinsha Dham
Shrujan Museum ©
Shrujan Museum

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, explore the galleries of City Palace of Udaipur, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Fateh Sagar Lake, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenstop by Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Udaipur trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Kutch to Udaipur with the Route module. In November, Udaipur is little chillier than Kutch - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, thensee the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jaipur travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Jaipur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

2
nights
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 14th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Vrindavan, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and finally steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Akshardham, ISKCON Vrindavan
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, thendelve into the distant past at Pul Kanjari, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amritsar, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jammu City.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

1
night
Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary, thensteep yourself in history at Gauri Shankar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jammu City trip planner.

You can drive from Amritsar to Jammu City in 4 hours. When traveling from Amritsar in November, plan for little chillier days in Jammu City, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Katra.

Things to do in Jammu City

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple

2
nights
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Shivkhori and then make a trip to Baba Dhansar. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple, steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi, and finally don't miss a visit to Bhairo Baba Temple.

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

Getting from Jammu City to Katra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reasi District, Bhimgarh Fort
Highlights from your plan
Shivkhori ©
Shivkhori
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

4
nights
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Khir Bhawani Temple and Durga Nag Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Nigeen Lake and Outer Circle Walk. When in Srinagar, make a side trip to see Horseback Riding Tours in Gulmarg, approximately Gulmarg away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Yousmarg, admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e-Hamdan, and don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Srinagar road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Katra to Srinagar in 7 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Gulmarg
Highlights from your plan
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake
Khir Bhawani Temple ©
Khir Bhawani Temple

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Donkey Sanctuary and Saspol Caves. Get a sense of the local culture at Namgyal Tsemo Gompa and Chemre Gompa Monastery. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gomang Stupa, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Leh itinerary site.

Fly from Srinagar to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Diskit.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
Saspol Caves ©
Saspol Caves
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

1
night
Diskit

Diskit
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Wari La Pass.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Diskit trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Leh to Diskit takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hemis.

Things to do in Diskit

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Hundur Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Hundur Monastery
Hundur Monastery
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Wari La Pass ©
Wari La Pass

1
night
Hemis

Hemis ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Hemis and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hemis Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hemis trip planner.

Drive from Diskit to Hemis in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Alchi.

Things to do in Hemis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Kloster Hemis ©
Kloster Hemis

1
night
Alchi

Alchi ©
Alchi is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Monastary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Alchi day trip planner.

You can drive from Hemis to Alchi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lamayuru.

Things to do in Alchi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

2
nights
Lamayuru

Lamayuru ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lamayuru trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Alchi to Lamayuru in 1.5 hours. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Lamayuru

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa) ©
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa)

2
nights
Manali

Manali
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, thenidentify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planner.

Getting from Lamayuru to Manali by car takes about 15.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, admire the verdant scenery at The Glen, and then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Himalayan Nature Park, thentake in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Himalayan Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Saha Burj and then don't miss a visit to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, thenview the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and finally take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra travel site.

You can drive from Shimla to Agra in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Agra when traveling from Shimla in December, with lows around °C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Akbar the Great ©
Tomb of Akbar the Great
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

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