17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Male
Ferry + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h
2
Gulmarg
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Subway + Foot + Bus + Train:  11​h 15​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  7​h 45​min
End: Male


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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, then make a trip to India Gate, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Humayun's Tomb. On your second day here, examine the collection at Relics of Buddha at National Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by People Tree.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip site .

Male, Maldives to New Delhi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. When traveling from Male in December, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
India Gate ©
India Gate
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

2
nights
Gulmarg

Gulmarg ©
A popular skiing destination and a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg features one of the highest gondolas in the world, reaching 3,979 m (13,054 ft) and offering fantastic scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, then play a few rounds at Gulmarg Golf Course, and then make a trip to Rani Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): trek along Outer Circle Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Ningle Nallah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baba Reshi Shrine, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gulmarg trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Gulmarg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Gulmarg, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Naggar Castle. Visiting Solang Valley and Vashisht Baths will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gulmarg to Manali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. Do your shopping at Unique Handicrafts and Agra Art Gallery. When in Agra, make a side trip to see Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour in style with a train tour, and admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Manali to Agra in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. 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 Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then revel in the low prices at Heritage Textiles, then steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Make Bike Trip, then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, and then appreciate the history behind Swargasuli Tower.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur online trip builder .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Agra in January, expect nights in Jaipur to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Spas

1
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.
On the 4th (Sat), browse for treasures at Ganesh Handicrafts, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jodhpur tour itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Jodhpur are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

2
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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Nariman Point, then stop by Bungalow Eight, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Chowpatty Beach, then hunt for treasures at Zaveri Bazaar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally wander the streets of Dharavi.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in January, things will get a bit warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 36°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Neighborhoods Shopping
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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