28 days in Western India Itinerary

28 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
— 7 nights
Fly
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Aurangabad
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jodhpur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly
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Jaipur
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sawai Madhopur
— 2 nights
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Benaulim

— 1 night
Benaulim tourism centers on its beach, though the town itself sits back from the sands.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Benaulim Beach, and then stop by Din Brothers.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Benaulim travel route planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Benaulim is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Benaulim, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Benaulim

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

Goa

— 7 nights
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Take a break from the city and head to Baga Beach and Cavelossim Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palolem Beach and Agonda Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Utorda Beach, contemplate the long history of Reis Magos Fort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Colva Beach, and delve into the distant past at Fort Aguada.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Goa trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Benaulim to Goa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 11:

Aurangabad

— 3 nights

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 12th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves, and then delve into the distant past at Ellora Caves. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Panchakki (Water Mill), then Head underground at Aurangabad Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, and finally stop by Himroo Fabrics.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Aurangabad takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Goa in August since evenings lows in Aurangabad dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Mumbai

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get outdoors at Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach. Get some historical perspective at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Vailankanni Church. And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Juhu Beach, stop by Nariman Point, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai road trip website.

You can fly from Aurangabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Aurangabad in August since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Jodhpur

— 3 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.
On the 17th (Thu), look for gifts at National Handloom Corp, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar, then stop by Spice Paradise, then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect nights in Jodhpur to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Udaipur

— 3 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.
Visit Kumbhalgarh Fort and Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at City Palace of Udaipur and Jagdish Temple. When in Udaipur, make a side trip to see Ranakpur Jain Temple in Sadri, approximately Sadri away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Pichola, admire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, and admire the striking features of Jagmandir.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur trip maker website.

You can drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Udaipur, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Jaipur

— 5 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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Man Sagar Lake. Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir Temple, learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur travel planner.

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sawai Madhopur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 27:

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ranthambore Fort, then contemplate the waterfront views at Padam Talab, then admire the striking features of Jogi Mahal, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Malik Talao.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sawai Madhopur online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Sawai Madhopur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sawai Madhopur

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29: