5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
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Mumbai
— Few hours
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 25th (Wed), snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and then get outside with Marine Drive.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai visit planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. In December, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Mumbai to Agra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get slightly colder in Agra: highs are around 27°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Jaipur.

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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, and then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur trip app .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks 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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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then go for a stroll along the water at Seaside Promenade, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pondicherry online trip planner .

Getting from Jaipur to Pondicherry by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Parks
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Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Sri Aurobindo Ashram ©
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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