12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
3
Ajmer
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Dilli Haat. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Craft House, then step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and then admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online itinerary creator.

Sydney, Australia to New Delhi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New Delhi is minus 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in New Delhi reach 26°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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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.
Do your shopping at Heritage Textiles & Handicrafts and Anokhi Clothing Store. Get some cultural insight at City Palace of Jaipur and Amber Fort. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at New Maharaja Gem Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and browse for treasures at Neerja International Inc..

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur itinerary planner.

Fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Ajmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
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Ajmer

Ajmer ©
Although usually visited on a day trip from the nearby Pushkar, the lively, often chaotic city of Ajmer has its share of sights.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ajmer tour planner.

You can drive from Jaipur to Ajmer in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Agra.

Things to do in Ajmer

Historic Sites
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Dargah Shariff ©
Dargah Shariff
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra Fort and Taj Mahal are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Mughal Carpet and Ratan Handicrafts. Go for a jaunt from Agra to Bharatpur to see Keoladeo National Park about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: stop by Subhash Emporium and admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ajmer to Agra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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