18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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18 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
2
Agra
— 1 day
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
4
Goa
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Mumbai
— 4 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: London

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Nizamuddin Baoli, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read New Delhi road trip planning website .

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from London to New Delhi, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

Before you visit Agra, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Bom Jesus, have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Goa route planner .

Getting from Jaipur to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Jaipur in December since evenings lows in Goa dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

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

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in December, expect nights in Mumbai to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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