8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  9​h
1
Mount Abu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Jaisalmer
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mount Abu holiday planning tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mount Abu is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mount Abu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Dilwara Jain Temples ©
Dilwara Jain Temples
Vimal Vasahi ©
Vimal Vasahi
Guru Shikhar ©
Guru Shikhar

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, then steep yourself in history at Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), and finally browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then steep yourself in history at Jaswant Thada, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jambaji Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jodhpur travel route planner .

Drive from Mount Abu to Jodhpur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

1
day
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli and then contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jaisalmer online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli ©
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amber Palace and Shri Gopinath Temple. Kids will enjoy Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rusirani Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur attractions planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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