45 days in India Itinerary

45 days in India Itinerary

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1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
3
Shimla
— 1 night
4
Agra
— 4 nights
5
Jaipur
— 12 nights
6
Lucknow
— 3 nights
7
Varanasi
— 4 nights
8
Indore
— 1 night
9
Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
10
Mumbai
— 4 nights
11
Nagpur
— 1 night
12
Goa
— 6 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort. Head to Chandni Chowk and Art Mallfor plenty of shopping. Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to DLF Mall Of India in Noida--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, stop by People Tree, and don't miss a visit to Isa khan's Mosque.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planning site.

Guwahati to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

DLF Mall Of India
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

1
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Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Central Sikh Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Amritsar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai
Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Prantika, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and then take in the exciting artwork at Image Art Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Amritsar to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taj Mahal and Taj Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Agra Art Gallery and New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts. When in Agra, make a side trip to see Lotus Throne in Fatehpur Sikri, approximately Fatehpur Sikri away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Agra Fort, examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum, contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, and explore the galleries of Shahin Arts.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Agra route planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Agra takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Agra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lotus Throne
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

12
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at EleSafari and Elephant Joy. Popular historic sites such as Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, and explore the galleries of Mukesh Art Gallery.

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

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Jaipur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Museums Wildlife
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hazratganj and Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ada Chikan and Lucknow. Change things up with a short trip to Dewa Shareef Dargah in Barabanki (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Phoenix United Mall and view the masterpieces at Hussainabad Picture Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lucknow online route planner.

Fly from Jaipur to Lucknow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Varanasi.

Things to do in Lucknow

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dewa Shareef Dargah
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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Lucknow ©
Lucknow
Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir ©
Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir

4
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Sarnath and Chet Singh Ghat will appeal to history buffs. Ruchika Art Gallery and Mehta Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ashul Sharma, explore the activities along Ganges River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birthplace of Sant Ravidas Seergovardhan Varanasi, and steep yourself in history at Rajendraprasad Ghat.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi online vacation planner.

You can drive from Lucknow to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Ganges River
Ganges River

1
night
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
On the 23rd (Wed), hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir, thenbrowse the different shops at Treasure Island Mall, and finally look for gifts at Chappan Bazar.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Indore trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Indore takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Varanasi in September, with highs in Indore at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Indore

Shopping Historic Sites
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Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir ©
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir
Treasure Island Mall ©
Treasure Island Mall

3
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Get some cultural insight at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Harmony Arts. Jami Masjid and Sidi Saeed Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Vadodara (Spas & Kalabar Art Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, take in the exciting artwork at Satya Art Gallery at Navajivan Trust, browse the different shops at Ahmedabad One Mall, and stop by Ratios.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ahmedabad route planner.

Fly from Indore to Ahmedabad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indore in September, expect Ahmedabad to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vadodara
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Harmony Arts ©
Harmony Arts
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Rhythm Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popli Art Gallery and Dinodia Photo Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Mumbai side-trips: Navi Mumbai (Nerul Sri Ayyappa Temple & Seawoods Grand Central Mall). The adventure continues: cruise along Marine Drive, browse the eclectic array of goods at Zaveri Bazaar, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and look for gifts at Bungalow Eight.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mumbai travel route planner.

Fly from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ahmedabad in September, you will find days in Mumbai are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nagpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Navi Mumbai
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Bungalow Eight ©
Bungalow Eight
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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night
Nagpur

Nagpur ©
Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): view the masterpieces at LeArtigiano Art Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at South Central Zone Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Sachee art gallery, thenbrowse for treasures at Numismatic Art Gallery by Twentieth Century Coins, and finally contemplate the long history of All Saints' Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Nagpur visit planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Nagpur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Nagpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Nagpur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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South Central Zone Cultural Centre ©
South Central Zone Cultural Centre
All Saints' Cathedral ©
All Saints' Cathedral

6
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prehistoric Rock Art Gallery and Aziz and SON'S. You'll explore and learn at Mario Gallery and Din Brothers Jewellers and Gold Smiths. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Baga Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, kick back and relax at Palolem Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa online tour planner.

You can fly from Nagpur to Goa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nagpur in October, you will find days in Goa are little chillier (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

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