9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Jaipur
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Leh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
5
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  19​h
End: Johannesburg

1
day
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.
On the 8th (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Jaipur is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Jaipur is 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in July, with highs in Jaipur at 40°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Udaipur online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in July, plan for slightly colder days in Udaipur, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Nature Parks
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
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 10th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then don't miss a visit to India Gate.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Udaipur in July, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

3
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.
When in Leh, make a side trip to see Alchi Monastary in Alchi, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh vacation planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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