21 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

21 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

Start: Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Fly:  35​h
1
Leh, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Manali, India
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
5
Agra, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
7
Udaipur, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Mumbai, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Joao Pessoa, Brazil


Learn more about your trip

2
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Step out of Leh to go to Hemis and see Hemis Monastery, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Leh trip planner .

Joao Pessoa, Brazil to Leh is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Joao Pessoa to Leh is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Manali, India

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Gulaba and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali road trip planning website .

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
New Delhi, India

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

Plan my day in New Delhi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

3
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, parks, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and make a trip to Patan Durbar Square.

Start your trip to Kathmandu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from New Delhi to Kathmandu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. In August, Kathmandu is little chillier than New Delhi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Patan Durbar Square
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Akbar the Great, then stroll through Wildlife SOS, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Agra visit planning tool .

Getting from Kathmandu to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kathmandu in August, things will get a bit warmer in Agra: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
Jaipur, India

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.
On the 9th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors). On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, then brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, and finally stop by Royal Spices And Tea.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jaipur travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Jaipur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

2
nights
Udaipur, India

Udaipur ©
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 11th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vintage Collection of Classic Cars Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sahelion Ki Bari.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Udaipur road trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Jaipur, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Udaipur, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank, don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mumbai tour website .

Fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Mumbai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

Similar Plans

60 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 26 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in India BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in India BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in India BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans