32 days in India Itinerary

32 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agra
— 3 nights
Train to New Delhi, Fly to Leh
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Leh
— 4 nights
Fly to Kochi, Taxi to Thekkady
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Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive
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Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly
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Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
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New Delhi

— 2 nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

Agra

— 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam, examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum, and take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip maker app.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Leh

— 4 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.
Leh is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leh holiday planning website.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Thekkady

— 3 nights
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for parks, nature, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Periyar Tiger Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, stop by Green Land Spice Garden, and experience rural life at Spice Walk.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Thekkady in 10.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

— 3 nights

Evergreen City of India

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Sunil's Wax Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Spas · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Kochi (Cochin)

— 4 nights

Queen of the Arabian Sea

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

Mumbai

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and then look for gifts at Bungalow Eight. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, cruise along Marine Drive, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Mumbai sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Jodhpur

— 1 night

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 7th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in September, expect nights in Jodhpur to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Udaipur trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Udaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jodhpur in September: high temperatures in Udaipur hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, stroll through EleSafari, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and delve into the distant past at The Rustic Paths.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

Jaisalmer

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

India travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
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.