31 days in India Itinerary

31 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mumbai
— 1 night
2
Udaipur
— 2 nights
3
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
4
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
5
Jaipur
— 4 nights
6
Agra
— 4 nights
7
Khajuraho
— 1 night
8
Varanasi
— 2 nights
9
New Delhi
— 4 nights
10
Leh
— 6 nights
11
Manali
— 2 nights

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 18th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, then take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai online road trip planner.

Pune to Mumbai is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the galleries of City Palace of Udaipur, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, then look for gifts at Gothwal Art, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Udaipur holiday maker app.

Getting from Mumbai to Udaipur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then delve into the distant past at Walk to blueCity heritagetour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 24th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli and then contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaisalmer trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli ©
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli

4
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.
Spend the 28th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur attractions planner.

You can fly from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great, and make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Agra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

1
night
Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, and then get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Khajuraho journey builder site.

Getting from Agra to Khajuraho by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Museums
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sarnath, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi travel route builder site.

You can fly from Khajuraho to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Varanasi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks · Tours · Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
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.
Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi travel route tool.

You can fly from Varanasi to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

6
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Step out of Leh to go to Hemis and see Hemis Monastery, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Leh attractions planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and then appreciate the views at Solang Valley. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Rahala Falls.

Discover how to plan a Manali trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Leh to Manali takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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