15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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Srinagar
— 1 day
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Leh
— 3 nights
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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Gangtok
— 1 night
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Goa
— 2 nights
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Jaisalmer
— 1 night
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Agra
— 1 night
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Jaipur
— 3 nights
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Srinagar — 1 day

Kashmiri Venice

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal and then admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Srinagar trip itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Srinagar is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington to Srinagar. Traveling from Washington in April, you will find days in Srinagar are slightly colder (62°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Leh.
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Historic Sites · Parks
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Leh — 3 nights

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Monastery. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and don't miss a visit to Kalachakra Stupa.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Leh trip planner.

Fly from Srinagar to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to New Delhi.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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New Delhi — 2 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, make a trip to India Gate, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan). On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb and then explore the historical opulence of Red Fort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 104°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Gangtok.
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Historic Sites
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Gangtok — 1 night

Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): visit MG Marg.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planning website.

You can fly from New Delhi to Gangtok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Goa.
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Goa — 2 nights

On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Goa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tomb of St. Francis Xavier and then admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find photos and tourist information, use the Goa online vacation maker.

Getting from Gangtok to Goa by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Goa sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 82°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Jaisalmer.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Jaisalmer — 1 night

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at Sattar Cashmere Fair Trade Boutique and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jaisalmer trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Goa to Jaisalmer by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Agra.
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Historic Sites · Shopping
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Agra — 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agra trip planner.

Getting from Jaisalmer to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 106°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Jaipur.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Jaipur — 3 nights

Pink City

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 9th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 106°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums
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India travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
It may very well be fair to call India "incredible," given its mind-boggling diversity of landscapes, climates, cultures, and languages. The world's largest democracy, and second only to China in terms of population, India contains majestic peaks dusted with glistening snow, sun-drenched beaches, ancient hand-carved temples, and sprawling cities jam-packed with people, vehicles, and animals. Many tour India during the country's devotional festivals, which range from immense parades that convert cities into giant performance stages, to simple farming fairs dedicated to relatively obscure local deities. Whenever you choose to vacation in India, make sure you see some of the country's World Heritage Sites, which include the legendary Taj Mahal and Chilika Lake, the planet's second-largest lagoon.
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