29 days in India Itinerary

29 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Udaipur
— 4 nights
train:  6 h 30 min
8
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
9
Goa
— 5 nights
Train:  12 h
10
Mumbai
— 1 night
End: Mumbai

3
nights
New Delhi

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rajpath and Raj Ghat. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sultanpur National Park. Explore New Delhi's surroundings by going to Aravalli Bio Diversity Park (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)) and Heritage Transport Museum (in Taoru). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Mehrauli Archaeological Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), steep yourself in history at India Gate, and admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi route planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Gurugram (Gurgaon), Heritage Transport Museum
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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Heritage Transport Museum ©
Heritage Transport Museum
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple

3
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 11th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Himalayan Nature Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. On the next day, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Shimla using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course, Himalayan Nature Park
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi tour itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Spas
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Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Spas

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archaeological Museum and Tibetan Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sankat Mochan Temple and Darbhanga Ghat. Change things up with these side-trips from Varanasi: Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary (in Chandauli) and Mirzapur (Chunar Fort & Vindhyavasini Devi Temple). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Ganges River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishalakshi Temple, and contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi day trip app.

You can fly from New Delhi to Varanasi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trips

Mirzapur, Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
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Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum
Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, then contemplate the long history of Maryamuzzamani Palace, and finally make a trip to Lotus Throne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Agra route planner.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Fatehpur Sikri
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
On the 20th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Red Fort and then steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi tour site.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Red Fort ©
Red Fort
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Ekling Ji Temple and Ranakpur Jain Temple are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at City Palace of Udaipur and Gothwal Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Udaipur: Rakht-Talai (Haldighati) (in Nathdwara) and Kumbhalgarh Fort (in Kumbhalgarh). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum and explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur trip planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Udaipur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Delhi in January, expect nights in Udaipur to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rakht-Talai (Haldighati), Ranakpur Jain Temple, Kumbhalgarh Fort
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 24:
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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.
Popular historic sites such as Amber Palace and Jal Mahal are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moti Dungari Temple and Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Goa.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get some historical perspective at Church of St. Francis of Assissi and Reis Magos Fort. Step off the beaten path and head to Mobor Beach and Shanta Durga Temple. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Arossim Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, kick back and relax at Ozran Beach, and steep yourself in history at Palacio do Deao.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Goa trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Jaipur to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Jaipur in January, you will find days in Goa are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You've now added Bravo Bombay to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ramakrishna Math, Khar, kick back and relax at Juhu Beach, and then see the top attractions with Bravo Bombay.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Goa, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Mumbai, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Beaches Parks

Side Trip

ISKCON
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:
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Bravo Bombay ©
Bravo Bombay
Juhu Beach ©
Juhu Beach
ISKCON ©
ISKCON

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