20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Manali
— 2 nights
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Leh
— 4 nights
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Pahalgam
— 1 night
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Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Goa
— 2 nights
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Bengaluru
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to India Gate, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi online holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to New Delhi is 10.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New Delhi: highs are around 95°F and lows about 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Hampta, and then explore the activities along Beas Kund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then admire the sheer force of Rahala Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manali visit website.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Khardung La and Nubra Valley. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Shanti Stupa. When in Leh, make a side trip to see Alchi Monastery in Alchi, approximately Alchi away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Sand Dunes Leisure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rizong Monastery and Jelichun Nunnery, appreciate the views at Suru Valley, and look for gifts at Himalayan Pashmina Shawls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Leh online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Khardung La ©
Khardung La
River Rafting & Tubing
Sand Dunes Leisure Park ©
Sand Dunes Leisure Park

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Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley, and then admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam trip tool.

Getting from Leh to Pahalgam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pahalgam are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Golf
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course

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Jaisalmer

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.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, and finally look for gifts at Jai Shankar Handicrafts. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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

You can fly from Pahalgam to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Jai Shankar Handicrafts ©
Jai Shankar Handicrafts

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Jaipur

Jaipur

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and finally surround yourself with nature on Elefantastic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur planning app.

Fly from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Elefantastic ©
Elefantastic
Spas

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by Taj Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Agra tour builder website.

You can fly from Jaipur to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in August, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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Goa

Goa
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 15th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Aline’s Beauty Care, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, then kick back and relax at Vagator Beach, and finally make a trip to Chapora Fort. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Majorda Beach, then stroll through Utorda Beach, then stroll through Betalbatim Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Colva Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Goa online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Goa in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Agra in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Goa: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Goa

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Vagator Beach
Vagator Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, then take a stroll through Commercial Street, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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You can fly from Goa to Bengaluru in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Goa in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 70°F in Bengaluru. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
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Skydiving
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street

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