18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leh
— 4 nights
2
Agra
— 2 nights
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
5
Mumbai
— 2 nights
6
Manali
— 2 nights
7
New Delhi
— 2 nights

4
nights
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Leh trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Leh is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 13.5 hours traveling from Seattle to Leh due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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River Rafting & Tubing
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, then steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, and then tour in style with a train tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Agra online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Agra are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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 9th (Thu), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal. On your second day here, make a short side trip with The Rustic Paths, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and then get your game on at Snow Planet.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jaipur day trip planning website.

You can fly from Agra to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
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 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur online trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in July, you will find days in Udaipur are little chillier (89°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

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

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, then make a trip to Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally get in on the family fun at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai tour app.

Getting from Udaipur to Mumbai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali with an excursion to Hampta in Kullu--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Manali trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Mumbai to Manali in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hampta
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
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 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to India Gate, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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