5 days in Western India Itinerary

5 days in Western India Itinerary

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5 days in Western India Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  33​h
1
Jaisalmer
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  22​h 45​min
End: Denver


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day
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 11th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Kuldhara Abandoned Village, make a trip to Bada Bagh, then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer road trip planning site .

Denver, USA to Jaisalmer is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 12 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Museums
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Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Kuldhara Abandoned Village ©
Kuldhara Abandoned Village

1
night
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 12th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur holiday maker website .

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 December, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai holiday planning site .

Fly from Jaipur to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Jaipur in December, things will get a bit warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 90°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods
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Nariman Point
Nariman Point

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