45 days in Western India Itinerary

45 days in Western India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western India visit planner

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Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
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Jodhpur
— 4 nights
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Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
Fly
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Jaipur
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ranthambore National Park
— 1 night
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Udaipur
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mumbai
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nashik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pune
— 5 nights
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Goa
— 8 nights
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Nagpur
— 1 night
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Ahmedabad

— 2 nights

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Head to Ahmedabad One Mall and Ratiosfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Camp Hanuman Mandir. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Shree Balaji Agora Mall, explore the ancient world of Ambapur Stepwell, examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, and browse the exhibits of NC Mehta Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ahmedabad. In June, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Jodhpur

— 4 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.
Ganesh Handicrafts and Umaid Heritage Art School are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Mehrangarh Fort and Walk to blueCity heritagetour. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ahmedabad to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:

Jaisalmer

— 3 nights

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Head to Desert Handicraft Emporium and Hari Om Jewellersfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Jaipur

— 7 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.
Shop till you drop at Mukesh Art Gallery and Heritage Textiles. Amber Palace and Jal Mahal will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, see the interesting displays at RRAP Music Museum & Hub, browse the different shops at Bio Scope Mall, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 925 Silver.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 17:

Ranthambore National Park

— 1 night
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
On the 18th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ranthambore National Park online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
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Udaipur

— 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ranakpur Jain Temple and Ekling Ji Temple. Appreciate the collections at City Palace of Udaipur and Art World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Udaipur: Art Haveli (in Delwara) and Ganga Govrdhan Museum (in Kumbhalgarh). There's much more to do: browse for treasures at Pita Shree Handicraft, explore the activities along Lake Pichola, view the masterpieces at Locky Art School & Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Indigo Art School.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Ranthambore National Park to Udaipur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Mumbai

— 5 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Do your shopping at Zaveri Bazaar and Bungalow Eight. Get a sense of the local culture at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mumbai: Navi Mumbai (Seawoods Grand Central Mall & Inorbit Mall Vashi). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and explore the galleries of Rhythm Art Gallery.

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You can fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Udaipur in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Nashik

— 3 nights

Wine Capital of India

Whether you want to tour important religious sites or explore the city's 22 wineries, you'll have no shortage of things to do in Nashik.
Let the collections at WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition and Shree Jagannath Mandir, Nashik capture your imagination. Head to Nashik City Centre Mall and Urban Serai Nashikfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Nashik with an excursion to Gargoti Mineral Museum in Sinnar--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Deolali Camp, learn about all things military at Regiment of Artillery Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, and learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nashik tour planning website.

Getting from Mumbai to Nashik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pune.

Things to do in Nashik

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Pune

— 5 nights

Oxford of the East

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Let the collections at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum and Darshan Museum capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Phule Market and Seasons Mall. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, view the masterpieces at Studio Kaleido, buy something for everyone on your list at The Pavillion, and brush up on your military savvy at National War Museum.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Pune visit planner.

Drive from Nashik to Pune in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Pune

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Goa

— 8 nights
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prehistoric Rock Art Gallery and Mario Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Baga Beach and Varca Beach. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Cheshire Cat Jewellery Gallery, browse the exhibits of Ali Babas Cave, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus, and enjoy the sand and surf at Benaulim Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Goa tour planner.

Getting from Pune to Goa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Nagpur.

Things to do in Goa

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 14:

Nagpur

— 1 night

Orange City

Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
On the 15th (Thu), browse the different shops at Central, get a new perspective on nature at South Central Zone Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Sachee art gallery, then browse for treasures at Numismatic Art Gallery by Twentieth Century Coins, and finally steep yourself in history at All Saints' Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nagpur journey maker site.

You can fly from Goa to Nagpur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Nagpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagpur

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15: