22 days in Western India Itinerary

22 days in Western India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western India Trip Planner

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Fly to Dabolim Airport, Drive to Benaulim
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Benaulim
— 1 night
Drive
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Goa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sawai Madhopur
— 2 nights
Drive to Jaipur International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Benaulim

— 1 night
Benaulim tourism centers on its beach, though the town itself sits back from the sands.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Benaulim Beach, and then stop by Din Brothers.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Benaulim trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Benaulim is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Benaulim, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Benaulim

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Goa

— 6 nights
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get in touch with nature at Baga Beach and Palolem Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of Bom Jesus and Reis Magos Fort. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cavelossim Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball, contemplate the long history of Cabo de Rama Fort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Colva Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Goa trip builder app.

You can drive from Benaulim to Goa in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Goa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:

Aurangabad

— 1 night

City of Gates

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 10th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves, and then Head underground at Ellora Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Paithani Silk Weaving Center, then see the interesting displays at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum, then Head underground at Aurangabad Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Aurangabad trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Goa to Aurangabad in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Goa in August since evenings lows in Aurangabad dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Mumbai

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, cruise along Marine Drive, then take a stroll through Nariman Point, and finally kick back and relax at Juhu Beach. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Colaba, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Aurangabad to Mumbai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Aurangabad in August since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Jodhpur

— 2 nights

Sun City

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in August, you will find days in Jodhpur are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Udaipur

— 2 nights

Venice of the East

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 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Pichola and then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, don't miss a visit to Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, take in the exciting artwork at B. G. Sharma Art Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Udaipur online attractions planner.

Getting from Jodhpur to Udaipur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in August, expect nights in Udaipur to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Jaipur

— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, stop by Royal Spices And Tea, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and steep yourself in history at Royal Gaitor Tumbas.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip maker site.

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sawai Madhopur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Sawai Madhopur

— 2 nights

Tiger City

A trip to Sawai Madhopur offers a range of exciting options, including a safari ride through a vast national park--home to the world's largest tigers--and access to a World Heritage-listed hill fort.
On the 21st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Mahaveer Ji Temple. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sawai Madhopur itinerary site.

Getting from Jaipur to Sawai Madhopur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sawai Madhopur

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23: