45 days in India Itinerary

45 days in India Itinerary

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1
New Delhi
— 6 nights
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
4
Mathura
— 1 night
5
Agra
— 7 nights
6
Jaipur
— 20 nights
7
Lucknow
— 2 nights
8
Varanasi
— 4 nights

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham. You'll explore and learn at An Yahh!! and New Kashmir Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)) and Noida (DLF Mall Of India & The Great India Place). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, stop by People Tree, and hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi online day trip planner.

Guwahati to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Janam Asthaan Shri Guru Amardas JI, see the interesting displays at Central Sikh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, and finally stop by India House.

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You can fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Spas

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then view the masterpieces at Image Art Gallery, and finally take a peaceful walk through Kiala Forest. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, then relax and rejuvenate at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shimla online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mathura.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Dorje Drak Monastery ©
Dorje Drak Monastery

1
night
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Priyakant Ju Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, and then stop by vrindavan.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mathura trip itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Shimla to Mathura with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Mathura are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Vrindavan
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
vrindavan
vrindavan

7
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Head to Taj Gallery and New Nice Marble Art & Handicraftsfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Bageshwarnath Temple. Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Imperial Wax Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Agra sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Mathura to Agra takes 1.5 hours. In September in Agra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Keoladeo Shiv Temple, Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

20
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.
Appreciate the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Mukesh Art Gallery R. Get a sense of the local culture at Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, browse the exhibits of Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, see The Rustic Paths, and look for gifts at Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt. Ltd..

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bio Scope Mall
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): wander the streets of Hazratganj, then stop by Ada Chikan, then contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Phoenix United Mall. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Hussainabad Picture Gallery, then browse the different shops at East End Mall, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Lucknow.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Lucknow trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Lucknow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lucknow are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Varanasi.

Things to do in Lucknow

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Lucknow ©
Lucknow
Ada Chikan ©
Ada Chikan

4
nights
Varanasi

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ruchika Art Gallery and Kriti Gallery. Shop till you drop at Ashul Sharma and Zindagi Jewelery Shop. And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Bharat Kala Bhavan, don't miss a visit to Sarnath, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chet Singh Ghat.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucknow to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Varanasi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping · Museums · Spas
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Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Ganges River
Ganges River

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