20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

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

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 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip maker app .

Chennai to Udaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chennai in August, you will find days in Udaipur are little chillier (35°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

4
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Agra online journey planner .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Agra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

3
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, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi route app .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Leh side-trips: Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Alchi Monastary (in Alchi). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa, and appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Leh online day trip planner .

Fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Hemis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar online journey planner .

Fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amritsar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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 15th (Sun), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Amritsar to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, get outside with Marine Drive, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mumbai trip planner .

You can fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in September, plan for little chillier days in Mumbai, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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