19 days in India Itinerary

19 days in India Itinerary

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1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
2
Varanasi
— 2 nights
3
Agra
— 1 day
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
5
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
6
Goa
— 5 nights

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Banganga Tank. Get a sense of the local culture at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Nariman Point. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, head outdoors with Marine Drive, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai travel itinerary planner.

Calgary, Canada to Mumbai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12.5 hours traveling from Calgary to Mumbai. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Calgary in May; daily highs in Mumbai reach 39°C and lows reach 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

2
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Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then explore the activities along Ganges River, then make a trip to Banaras Ghats, and finally make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Vishwanath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birthplace of Sant Ravidas Seergovardhan Varanasi, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect nights in Varanasi to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas · Historic Sites · Parks
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Spas & Wellness
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Ganges River
Ganges River

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Varanasi to Agra by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

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 7th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur route planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Jaipur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Jal Mahal ©
Jal Mahal

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Triveni Ghat. Get some historical perspective at Har ki Pauri and Shri Badrinath Ji Temple. When in Rishikesh, make a side trip to see Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple in Ujjain, approximately Ujjain away. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Ram Jhula, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Rishikesh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Goa.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Haridwar, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of Bom Jesus and Old Goa. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shri Tirupati Balaji Padmavati Temple and Reis Magos Fort. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanta Durga Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa day trip planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Goa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

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