10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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Leh
— 3 nights
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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Jaipur
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 2 nights
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Leh to Likir to see Likir Gompa about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, explore the ancient world of Basgo gompa, and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Leh trip planner.

New York City, USA to Leh is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from New York City to Leh due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly to New Delhi.
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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 26th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Jaipur.
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Jaipur — 2 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.
On the 27th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then stop by Gems Galaxy, and finally stroll through EleSafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then contemplate the long history of Jal Mahal, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Jaipur holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Agra.
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Agra — 2 nights

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Agra online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Agra sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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India travel guide

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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.
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