9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
6
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai travel route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mumbai. In December in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

1
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Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, admire the striking features of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Udaipur hover around 29°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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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 22nd (Sun): explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, then see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Ratnavali Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip tool .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Agra.

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

To find out how to plan a trip to Agra, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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New Delhi

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi route app .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Mukurthi Dam, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Higginbotham's Bookstore, explore the activities along Ooty Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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