6 days in India & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in India & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in India & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
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Washington DC, United States
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  27​h
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Shirdi, India
— 1 night
3
Mumbai, India
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Jaipur, India
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Washington DC, United States

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Washington DC, United States

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 6th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. You'll set off for Shirdi on the 7th (Sat).

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Shirdi, India

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shirdi journey planning site .

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Shirdi with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Washington DC to Shirdi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally find something for the whole family at Snow Kingdom.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai trip maker tool .

You can drive from Shirdi to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Snow Kingdom ©
Snow Kingdom
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

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

Fly from Mumbai to Jaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Jaipur reach 78°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Museums Childrens Museums
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

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