9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dehradun
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Varkala
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dehradun

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kids will enjoy Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham and ISKCON Vrindavan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agra: Vrindavan (Mata Vaishno Devi Dham & Banke Bihari Temple). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs.

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Dehradun to Agra is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Vrindavan
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

2
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, then admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple (Galta Ji). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Albert Hall Museum, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

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Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Agra in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

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You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Udaipur are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Varkala.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

2
nights
Varkala

Varkala ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple & Shanghumukham Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Varkala Beach, enjoy the sea views from Varkala Light House, meet the residents at Varkala Aquarium, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Varkala route maker .

Getting from Udaipur to Varkala by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Udaipur in January, you will find days in Varkala are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varkala

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

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