16 days in Western India Itinerary

16 days in Western India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western India trip planner
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Ajanta
— 1 day
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Aurangabad
— 1 night
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Goa
— 3 nights
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Udaipur
— 2 nights
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Jodhpur
— 1 night
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Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
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Jaipur
— 3 nights
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Ajanta — 1 day

World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
On the 24th (Sat), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ajanta attractions planning app.

Chandigarh to Ajanta is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chandigarh in December: highs in Ajanta hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aurangabad.
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Aurangabad — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort and then Head underground at Ellora Caves.

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You can drive from Ajanta to Aurangabad in 3 hours. In December in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Goa.
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Goa — 3 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: stroll through Agonda Beach, look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers, admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Goa day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Aurangabad to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aurangabad in December, you will find days in Goa are little chillier (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mumbai.
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Mumbai — 2 nights

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, then steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally stroll through Chowpatty Beach. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then cruise along Marine Drive.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip maker app.

Getting from Goa to Mumbai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. While traveling from Goa, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Mumbai, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Udaipur.
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Udaipur — 2 nights

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then stop by S. Naaz Art Emporium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Jagmandir, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Udaipur at 29°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.
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Jodhpur — 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

Make your Jodhpur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Udaipur to Jodhpur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jaisalmer.
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Jaisalmer — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Spend the 4th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 5th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to fly to Jaipur.
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Jaipur — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planner.

Fly from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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