16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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day
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 30th (Mon), snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai day trip app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. In September, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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nights
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 1st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Udaipur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip, and browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaipur driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Museums Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal and then take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Agra attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, see the interesting displays at National Museum, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

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You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Food Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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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.
Step out of Leh to go to Alchi and see Alchi Monastary, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Leh itinerary builder website .

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

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

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jodhpur day trip website .

Getting from Amritsar to Jodhpur by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amritsar in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jodhpur: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
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