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
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Mount Abu
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 4 nights
train + taxi:  3​h 15​min
6
Ranthambore National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Pushkar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Bikaner
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  6​h
9
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + subway + train:  7​h
10
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In July, daytime highs in New Delhi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

St. James' Church
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and finally browse for treasures at Kaanchi Jewels. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by Spice Paradise, stop by Maharana Spices, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Toorji’s Step Well, then look for gifts at Via Jodhpur, and finally stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur journey planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Jodhpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mount Abu.

Things to do in Jodhpur

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Adventure
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©

1
night
Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Abu, contemplate the waterfront views at Nakki Lake, then make a trip to Guru Shikhar, and finally contemplate the long history of Dilwara Jain Temples.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Abu tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jodhpur to Mount Abu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mount Abu

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
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Nakki Lake ©
Nakki Lake
Dilwara Jain Temples ©
Dilwara Jain Temples
Guru Shikhar ©
Guru Shikhar

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 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then admire the striking features of Fateh Prakash Palace, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, stop by Little Armani, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Animal Aid Unlimited.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Mount Abu to Udaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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.
Spend the 22nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Jal Mahal, look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur road trip planning tool .

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jaipur are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Jaipur

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park ©
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the activities along Surwal Lake, steep yourself in history at Ranthambore Fort, and then get in on the family fun at Wild Dragon.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ranthambore National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pushkar.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Ranthambore Fort
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Wild Dragon ©
Wild Dragon
Ranthambore Fort ©
Ranthambore Fort

1
night
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the activities along Anasagar Lake, then explore the activities along Pushkar Lake, then stop by Antique Boutique, and finally explore the galleries of Shiva cloth store.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pushkar trip planner.

Getting from Ranthambore National Park to Pushkar by car takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bikaner.

Things to do in Pushkar

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Anasagar Lake
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Pushkar Lake ©
Pushkar Lake
Anasagar Lake ©
Anasagar Lake
Antique Boutique ©
Antique Boutique

1
night
Bikaner

Bikaner ©
A desert outpost, a city of palaces, and a tourist town: Bikaner has been seen as many things by many people.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Junagarh Fort, admire the masterpieces at Sadul Singh Museum, experience rural life at National Research Centre on Camel, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Cenotaphs, and finally contemplate the long history of Lalgarh Palace and Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bikaner attractions planner.

You can drive from Pushkar to Bikaner in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Bikaner

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
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Junagarh Fort ©
Junagarh Fort
National Research Centre on Camel ©
National Research Centre on Camel
Lalgarh Palace and Museum ©
Lalgarh Palace and Museum

1
night
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): contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, look for gifts at Kuku Pashmina Shop, then stop by Shayama Cashmere Store, and finally stop by Jaisal Art House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Bikaner to Jaisalmer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Shayama Cashmere Store ©
Shayama Cashmere Store

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 31st (Tue) on the rails with a train tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Jahangir's Hauz, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Jaisalmer to Agra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Agra

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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