34 days in India Itinerary

34 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Varkala Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Kottayam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
10
Goa
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Charlotte

3
nights
New Delhi

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate India Gate and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Shop till you drop at People Tree and Chandni Chowk. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Lodhi Garden, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and stroll through Akshardham.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary builder app.

Charlotte, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to New Delhi is 10.5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in April; daily highs in New Delhi reach 98°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort
India Gate ©
India Gate

4
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Agra Fort and Agra Art Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Taj Gallery and Shahin Arts. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Agra travel route planning website.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 100°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

4
nights
Jaipur

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.
Let the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jal Mahal and Amber Palace. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gyan Museum, browse the exhibits of ICA Gallery, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt. Ltd..

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur online trip builder.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Jaipur are 100°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 14th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art & Frames. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, then browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Udaipur day trip planning tool.

Fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 99°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
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Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, then look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well). On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

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You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 101°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Varkala Town.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

2
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Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
On the 18th (Sat), kick back and relax at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, stroll through Varkala Beach, then get some fabulous bargains at Asparagus, and finally stop by Moon Stone Arts. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarkara Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Mahadeva Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Varkala Town tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Jodhpur to Varkala Town by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jodhpur in April, plan for little chillier days in Varkala Town, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach ©
Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach
Spas

3
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get outdoors at Periyar Tiger Reserve and Persian Paradise Elephant Ride. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. When in Thekkady, make a side trip to see Kalvari Mount in Idukki, approximately Idukki away. The adventure continues: stop by Kerala Crafts, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

Before you visit Thekkady, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Varkala Town to Thekkady takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalvari Mount
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stop by Pulimootttil Silks, take in the exciting artwork at Mozart Art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, then take in the exciting artwork at Clay Art Cafe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kottayam trip planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Kottayam in 3 hours. April in Kottayam sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Mozart Art Gallery ©
Mozart Art Gallery
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally
St Mary's Knanaya Church ©
St Mary's Knanaya Church

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nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kerala Museum and Durbar Hall Art Gallery. David Hall Gallery & Cafe and Kerala Folklore Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Mararikulam (Marari Beach & Mararikulam Beach). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Centre Square Mall, explore the galleries of Draavidia Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and browse for treasures at Indian Industries.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. April in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
We've included these beaches for you: Agonda Beach and Baga Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cheshire Cat Jewellery Gallery and Basilica of Bom Jesus. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Palolem Beach and look for gifts at Moosa Tea & Coffee Centre.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Goa driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kochi (Cochin) to Goa in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Goa are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Head to Crawford Market and Kulture Shopfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, wander the streets of Dharavi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and visit Nariman Point.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in May, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods Outdoors Museums
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Dharavi ©
Dharavi
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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