18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
3
Kannur
— 2 nights
4
Goa
— 3 nights
5
Agra
— 2 nights
6
Jaipur
— 3 nights

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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.
Do your shopping at LuLu Mall and Waltons Boutique. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like David Hall Gallery & Cafe and Paradesi Synagogue. When in Kochi (Cochin), make a side trip to see Marari Beach in Mararikulam, approximately Mararikulam away. And it doesn't end there: browse for treasures at Indian Industries, tour the pleasant surroundings at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach, take an in-depth tour of Kerala Museum, and view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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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 in touch with nature at Elephant Junction and Periyar Lake. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and stop by Kerala Crafts.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at KIzhunna Beach, and then stroll through Thottada Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Azhikkal Beach, stroll through Chal Beach Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Choottad Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kannur travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kannur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Azhikode
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
KIzhunna Beach ©
KIzhunna Beach

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Relax by the water at Baga Beach and Palolem Beach. Get in touch with nature at Animal Shelter Agonda and Agonda Beach. There's more to do: look for gifts at Sheek Emporium.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Goa route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Kannur to Goa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Goa

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

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Head to Marble Handicrafts Agra and Shahin Artsfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taj Mahal and Agra Art Gallery. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, and browse the exhibits of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Agra online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Goa to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Goa in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Agra, with highs around 48°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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.
Amber Palace and Jitesh Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Make Bike Trip and The Rustic Paths. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the masterpieces at Gem Plaza, and take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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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