8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Jodhpur
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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Jodhpur

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 5th (Sun), look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) and then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip planner .

New Delhi to Jodhpur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Shopping
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Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort

1
night
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Maasa Miniature Art, then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, then browse the exhibits of Sonee Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Bellissima and then view the masterpieces at Chandrakanta Art's.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jaisalmer trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Chandrakanta  Art's ©
Chandrakanta Art's

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, explore the galleries of Nahargarh Fort, and then browse for treasures at Gem Plaza.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jaipur sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from Jaisalmer to Jaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Agra Fort, don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then stop by Mughal Carpet.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Agra holiday planner.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Mughal Carpet ©
Mughal Carpet

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Choskor Monastery. On your second day here, stop by Hazara Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Serzang Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Manjushri Lha-Khang.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leh trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hazara Arts
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Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

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