12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
6
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 30 min
7
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Manali driving holiday website.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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.
On the 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at India Gate, then don't miss a visit to Red Fort, and then admire the striking features of Jama Masjid.

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Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Red Fort ©
Red Fort
India Gate ©
India Gate
Jama Masjid ©
Jama Masjid

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, then identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, and then pause for some photo ops at The Statue Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Silverfish Jewels & Art, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and finally make a trip to Pratap Celebrity Wax Museum Jaipur.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
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.
On the 28th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Udaipur trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 29th (Fri), admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then get outside with Marine Drive, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Udaipur in May, you will find days in Mumbai are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Deepa World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden, and experience rural life at Philip's Natural Honey And Bee Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai to Thekkady takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, then look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and finally examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Leh trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Leh in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers ©
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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