21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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21 days in India Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  18​h
Jaipur
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 4 nights
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
Mumbai (Bombay)
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 45​min
New York City

5
days
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 8th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Amber Fort, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, get some fabulous bargains at Heritage Textiles & Handicrafts, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

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New York City, USA to Jaipur is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10 hours. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for much hotter days in Jaipur, with highs around 78°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

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Amber Fort
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur

3
days
Udaipur

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Udaipur is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eklingji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Jagmandir Isla, and explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace.

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Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

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Lake Pichola
City Palace of Udaipur
Jagdish Temple

4
days
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, steep yourself in history at India Gate, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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Getting from Udaipur to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham

3
days
Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 19th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, look for gifts at Subhash Emporium, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

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You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jodhpur.

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Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
days
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 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally look for gifts at Via Jodhpur. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Ganesh Handicrafts, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower, and then stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Jodhpur in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mumbai (Bombay).

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Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada

2
days
Mumbai (Bombay)

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, take a stroll through Colaba, then see the interesting displays at Gateway of India, and finally look for gifts at Sancha Tea Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Marine Drive and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Getting from Jodhpur to Mumbai (Bombay) by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Mumbai (Bombay) can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Food Tours
Gateway of India
Marine Drive

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