22 days in Western India Itinerary

22 days in Western India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Goa
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Pune
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Jaipur
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
8
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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 27th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunj Bihari Temple, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Ganesh Handicrafts.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur day trip site.

New Delhi to Jodhpur is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, take a stroll through Nariman Point, and cruise along Marine Drive.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mumbai road trip planner.

Getting from Jodhpur to Mumbai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods Museums Outdoors
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Dharavi ©
Dharavi
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

4
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baga Beach, look for gifts at Literati Bookshop & Cafe, kick back and relax at Palolem Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Goa visit site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect nights in Goa to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Goa

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

1
night
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Ramling Caves Temple, Palsambe, make a trip to Gagangad, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ramtirth Waterfall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kolhapur travel planning website.

Drive from Goa to Kolhapur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pune.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple

3
nights
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Pune is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Kranti Flamingo Point, and brush up on your military savvy at National War Museum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pune online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kolhapur to Pune takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

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 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then revel in the low prices at Pita Shree Handicraft. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Gangaur Ghat, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Udaipur trip site.

Fly from Pune to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

5
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur planner.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Jaipur sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
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 16th (Tue): stop by Desert Art Gallery and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Shop Jaisalmer, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shantinath Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer day trip planning site.

Getting from Jaipur to Jaisalmer by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Shantinath Temple ©
Shantinath Temple

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