17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Taxi:  16 h 45 min
1
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
6
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Jai Shankar Handicrafts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples, and then view the masterpieces at Sonee Art Gallery. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Jaisalmer War Museum and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jaisalmer travel route tool .

Sydney, Australia to Jaisalmer is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Sydney to Jaisalmer. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

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Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), and then take in the exciting artwork at Umaid Heritage Art School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and then get some fabulous bargains at Vastra Vinod.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jodhpur online journey builder .

Getting from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©
Umaid Heritage Art School ©
Umaid Heritage Art School

2
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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), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, and then browse the different shops at Forum Celebration Mall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Udaipur online trip maker .

Getting from Jodhpur to Udaipur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Udaipur sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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Spas
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nahargarh Fort and Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Diwan-e-Aam Hall of Public Audience, browse the exhibits of Jitesh Arts, and admire the masterpieces at Gallery Artchill.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Jaigarh Fort ©
Jaigarh Fort
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Nahargarh Fort ©
Nahargarh Fort

2
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, then view the masterpieces at Shahin Arts, then take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

5
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 off the beaten path and head to Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Alchi Choskor Monastery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shanti Stupa and Thiksey Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). Next up on the itinerary: trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gomang Stupa, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Leh trip site .

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

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Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa

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