8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
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Mumbai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai travel route planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Mumbai. In January in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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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 7th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Udaipur trip planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, things will get slightly colder in Udaipur: highs are around 28°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Nature Parks
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Ratnavali Arts. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, get to know the resident critters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur travel planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Agra online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in January, plan for slightly colder days in Agra, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in New Delhi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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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 13th (Mon): examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jodhpur route maker site .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: highs in Jodhpur hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

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