20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

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

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.
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, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, and steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi journey planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

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

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.
On the 5th (Thu), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip itinerary app .

You can fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Amritsar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Amritsar

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

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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Leh tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Amritsar to Leh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, and step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Agra trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur attractions planner .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours 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

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in September, plan for little chillier days in Udaipur, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

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

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then head outdoors with Marine Drive, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip maker app .

You can fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jodhpur holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in September, you will find days in Jodhpur are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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