9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip planner

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Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly
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Agra
— 1 night
Drive
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New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly
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Leh
— 3 nights

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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.
Family-friendly places like Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur will thrill your kids. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rustic Paths and City Palace of Jaipur. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, stop by Ratnavali Arts, get a dose of the wild on Elefantastic, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Before you visit Jaipur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Jaipur International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Jaipur are 104°F, while nighttime lows are 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Agra

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid, then take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agra online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Agra, expect temperatures between 103°F during the day and 82°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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New Delhi

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, then don't miss a visit to India Gate, then contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online route planner.

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 102°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Leh: Likir Gompa (in Likir) and Alchi Monastery (in Alchi). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Kalachakra Stupa, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leh online trip maker.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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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.