24 days in Western India Itinerary

24 days in Western India Itinerary

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Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly
4
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive
5
Pune
— 1 night
Fly
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Goa
— 4 nights
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Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly
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Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly to Jaipur, Train to Ranthambore National Park
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Ranthambore National Park
— 1 night
Taxi to Sawai Madhopur, Train to Jaipur
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Jaipur
— 5 nights
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Jaisalmer — 2 nights

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 2nd (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the next day, stop by Shayama Cashmere Store, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jaisalmer route planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Jaisalmer is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Stockholm to Jaisalmer due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Jodhpur.
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Jodhpur — 2 nights

Sun City

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Ganesh Handicrafts, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then see Off-Road Tours. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Jaswant Thada, admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Mantrayana Studio.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur planning website.

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly to Ahmedabad.
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Ahmedabad — 1 night

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
On the 6th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles and then steep yourself in history at Gandhi Ashram.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ahmedabad trip planner.

You can fly from Jodhpur to Ahmedabad in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Aurangabad.
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Aurangabad — 1 night

City of Gates

A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): deepen your knowledge of military history at Daulatabad Fort and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Aurangabad in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Pune.
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Pune — 1 night

Oxford of the East

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple and then examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pune visit planner.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Pune takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Goa.
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Goa — 4 nights

On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Agonda Beach, stroll through Animal Shelter Agonda, look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers, and stop by Old Goa.

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Traveling by flight from Pune to Goa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Goa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mumbai.
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Mumbai — 3 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, cruise along Marine Drive, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and make a trip to Gateway of India.

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Getting from Goa to Mumbai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Goa in April, Mumbai is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Udaipur.
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Udaipur — 3 nights

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Udaipur is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, stop by Gothwal Art, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Udaipur sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mumbai in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Udaipur, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ranthambore National Park.
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Ranthambore National Park — 1 night

Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ranthambore Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ranthambore National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Udaipur to Ranthambore National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.
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Jaipur — 5 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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, surround yourself with nature on Elefantastic, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur trip builder site.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Ranthambore National Park to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Jaipur are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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