45 days in India Itinerary

45 days in India Itinerary

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45 days in India Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Jaisalmer
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + train:  7​h
3
Agra
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h
5
Dwarka
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
6
Bhuj
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
7
Goa
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + ferry:  13​h
9
Havelock Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
10
Neil Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
11
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Dolls Museum. Get in touch with nature at EleSafari and Elefriend. Spend the 10th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, take in the spiritual surroundings of Govind Dev Ji Temple, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary builder website .

Washington DC, USA to Jaipur is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Jaipur, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get warmer in Jaipur: highs are around 37°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

5
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Let the collections at Jaisalmer War Museum and Maasa Miniature Art capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Tanot Mata Temple and Shantinath Temple. Spend the 15th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 16th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, view the masterpieces at Chandrakanta Art's, and examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jaisalmer online holiday maker .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Safaris
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham and ISKCON Vrindavan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Agra Fort and Soami Bagh. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Catholic Cemetery, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Balkeshwar Mandir.

Make your Agra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Jaisalmer to Agra by combination of taxi, flight, and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at City Palace of Udaipur and Bagore Ki Haveli. Get a sense of the local culture at Ranakpur Jain Temple and Rakht-Talai (Haldighati). Change things up with these side-trips from Udaipur: Rajsamand (Kumbhalgarh Fort & Sanwaria Seth Temple), Art Haveli (in Delwara) and Nathdwara (Charbhuja Temple & Dwarkadhish Temple). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Pichola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Udaipur tour builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Udaipur in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Nathdwara, Rajsamand, Art Haveli, Shahastrabahu Temple, Ranakpur Jain Temple
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple

1
day
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Shiva Temple, then don't miss a visit to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge), then don't miss a visit to Dwarkadhish Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dwarka attractions website .

Getting from Udaipur to Dwarka by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Nageshwar Shiva Temple ©
Nageshwar Shiva Temple
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple

2
nights
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj and Aath Koti Nani Paksh Jain Sthanak. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bharatiya Sanskruti Darshan Museum and Hiralakshmi Memorial Craft Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Bhuj: Jesal Toral Samadhi (in Anjar) and Vasai Jain Temple (in Mundra). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating landscape at White Desert, make a trip to Shri Krishna Pranami Tempal, contemplate the long history of Kakkadbhit Yaksha, and witness the site of a historic battle at Bhujia Fort.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bhuj trip planner .

Drive from Dwarka to Bhuj in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Bhuj sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vasai Jain Temple, Jesal Toral Samadhi
Highlights from your plan
White Desert Of Kutch ©
White Desert Of Kutch
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
Kakkadbhit Yaksha ©
Kakkadbhit Yaksha

6
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get outdoors at Mandrem Beach and Arambol Beach. Get some historical perspective at Chapora Fort and Basilica of Bom Jesus. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Reis Magos Fort, kick back and relax at Baga Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Dudhsagar Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Dudhsagar Plantation and Farmstay.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa itinerary planner .

You can fly from Bhuj to Goa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bhuj in March, expect nights in Goa to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach
Reis Magos Fort ©
Reis Magos Fort
Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chennakesava Temple and Basadi Halli. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Halebidu Temple and Kedareswara Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Hassan (Hasanamba Temple & Lakshmi Devi Temple) and Halebid (Shantaleswara Temple & Hoysaleswara Temple). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Jamalabad Fort, admire the sheer force of Kadambi Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharada Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chikmagalur day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Goa to Chikmagalur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Halebid, Hassan, Chennakesava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli

2
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kalapathar Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Radhanagar Beach and Mangrove Forest. The adventure continues: get outside with Captain Hook’s.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Havelock Island trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Chikmagalur to Havelock Island by combination of train and ferry takes about 76 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Havelock Island are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Mangrove Forest ©
Mangrove Forest

2
nights
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
On the 12th (Fri), snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, stroll through Laxmanpur Beach, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach and then stroll through Bharatpur Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Neil Island online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Havelock Island to Neil Island. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

5
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 Shanti Stupa and Hemis Monastery. Visit Alchi Choskor Monastery and Serzang Temple for their historical value. Step out of Leh with an excursion to Monastero Tak Thok in Sakti--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Khardung La, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Du-Khang, admire the verdant scenery at Markha Valley, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Leh trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Leh. On the 19th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Khardung La, Hemis Monastery, Monastero Tak Thok
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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