21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
2
Mumbai
— 2 nights
3
Chennai
— 2 nights
4
New Delhi
— 14 nights

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, thenstep into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur visit planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Jaipur International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

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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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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, thenpause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally examine the collection at Heritage Gully. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, thentake an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mumbai visit planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Mumbai

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Fort St. George, thenbrowse the different shops at Express Avenue Mall, thenstroll through Marina Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Chennai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chennai, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Chennai

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Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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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.
Kids will enjoy Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akshardham and Lotus Temple. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga.

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

Traveling by flight from Chennai to New Delhi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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