48 days in Asia Itinerary

48 days in Asia Itinerary

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48 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
1
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Nubra Valley, India
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
3
Rishikesh, India
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
4
Pokhara, Nepal
— 7 nights
Fly:  45​min
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Punakha, Bhutan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Varanasi, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Agra, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
12
Udaipur, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Mumbai, India
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
Rajkot, India
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
15
Jaisalmer, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
16
Jodhpur, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
17
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
End: New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India

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.
Get some historical perspective at Humayun's Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Do some cultural sightseeing at India Gate and Hauz Khas Village. Next up on the itinerary: stop by People Tree, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dilli Haat, delve into the lush surroundings at Jahanpanah City Forest, and pick up some new kitchen skills with Gourmet Desire.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip builder website .

If you are flying in from South Korea, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nubra Valley.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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Nubra Valley, India

Nubra Valley ©
A trip to Nubra Valley must be planned in advance due to the area's weather extremes, which include freezing winters.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): go for a walk through Hunder Sand Dunes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), and then admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nubra Valley itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from New Delhi to Nubra Valley with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nubra Valley

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Hunder Sand Dunes, Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), Nubra Valley
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Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Hunder Sand Dunes ©
Hunder Sand Dunes

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Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the views from Ram Jhula.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nubra Valley to Rishikesh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Historic Sites, #Adventure, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

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nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and Begnas Lake. On the 28th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get in on the family fun at ZipFlyer Nepal, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokhara trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Rishikesh to Pokhara in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

#Tours, #Parks, #Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot

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Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu ©
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the striking features of Babar Mahal Revisted and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Peacock Shop, contemplate the long history of 55 Window Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, and finally wander the streets of Thamel.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu online road trip planner .

Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pokhara in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kathmandu, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paro.

Things to do in Kathmandu

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Patan Museum
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Thamel ©
Thamel
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Climbing Tours

2
nights
Paro, Bhutan

Paro ©
A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Rinpung Dzong, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taktsang Palphug Monastery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to Paro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kathmandu in November; daily highs in Paro reach 23°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Paro

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Rinpung Dzong ©
Rinpung Dzong
National Museum ©
National Museum

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night
Punakha, Bhutan

Punakha ©
The imperial past feels present in Punakha, where an impressive fortress testifies to the heyday of this former capital of Bhutan.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi L'hakhang Temple, then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and finally snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Punakha journey planner.

Drive from Paro to Punakha in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Dhaka City.

Things to do in Punakha

#Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten ©
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

1
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Dhaka City ©
One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the wide array of goods at Aarong, wander the streets of Nilket, then get engrossed in the history at Bangladesh National Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ahsan Manzil. On the next day, learn about all things military at Liberation War Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dhaka Zoo.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dhaka City trip site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Punakha to Dhaka City in 3.5 hours. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Dhaka City

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Bangladesh National Museum ©
Bangladesh National Museum
Aarong ©
Aarong
Nilket ©
Nilket

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Varanasi, India

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sarnath and Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath). Shop till you drop at Veave's Studio and The Bed Silk & Pashmina. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Ganges River, examine the collection at Bharat Kala Bhavan, stop by Varanasi Remembrances, and don't miss a visit to Banaras Ghats.

Make your Varanasi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Dhaka City to Varanasi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Nature
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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Bharat Kala Bhavan ©
Bharat Kala Bhavan

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Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Subhash Emporium and Spiritual Museum. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Taj Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur) and Vrindavan (ISKCON Vrindavan & Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham). There's more to do: make a trip to Taj Mahal and look for gifts at The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Agra attractions site .

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Varanasi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Agra, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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nights
Jaipur, India

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.
On the 14th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur online holiday builder .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

#Shopping, #Museums, #Spas
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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The Gem Palace ©
The Gem Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Udaipur, India

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stop by Gothwal Art and then hunt for treasures at Shilpgram. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Udaipur online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Escape the urban bustle at Chowpatty Beach and Juhu Beach. Do your shopping at Bungalow Eight and Colaba Causeway. Step out of Mumbai with an excursion to Aarey Colony in Goregaon--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Marine Drive, take a stroll through Nariman Point, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Mumbai road trip tool .

Fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Mumbai is a bit warmer than Udaipur - with highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Mumbai

#Outdoors, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trip

Aarey Colony
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:
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Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Rajkot, India

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, then browse the different shops at Crystal Mall, and finally contemplate the long history of Kaba Gandhi No Delo. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Watson Museum and then admire all the interesting features of Race Course Grounds.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rajkot trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mumbai to Rajkot. In November, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Rajkot

#Museums, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
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Rotary Dolls Museum ©
Rotary Dolls Museum
Crystal Mall ©
Crystal Mall
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama ©
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama

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Jaisalmer, India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 25th (Sun), stop by Hari Om Jewellers, look for gifts at Kuku Pashmina Shop, then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, and finally look for gifts at Jaisal Art House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Jaisalmer holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rajkot to Jaisalmer. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Hari Om Jewellers ©
Hari Om Jewellers

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Jodhpur, India

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then stop by Spice Paradise, and finally stop by Rathore Spices. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), then stop by Baba Art Emporium, then look for gifts at Maharani Spices, and finally browse for treasures at Kaanchi Jewels.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur online trip planner .

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
On the 30th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Gandhi Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Modern Art, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip tool .

You can fly from Jodhpur to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Jodhpur, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Museums, #Spas, #Tours
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:
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National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum
Food Tours
National Gandhi Museum ©
National Gandhi Museum

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