20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Goa
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Agra
— 1 night
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
8
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  13 h 15 min
End: London


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4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shanta Durga Temple and Church and Monastery of St Augustine. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Morjim Beach and Betalbatim Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sinquerim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Utorda Beach, steep yourself in history at Reis Magos Fort, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pandava Caves.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Goa travel route planner.

London, UK to Goa is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 5.5 hour difference. In October, Goa is warmer than London - with highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Morjim Beach ©
Morjim Beach

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Spas

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Mount Mary Basilica, wander the streets of Colaba, then take a stroll through Nariman Point, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Mumbai attractions planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

2
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
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 26th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Srinathji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Udaipur, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples, and then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jaisalmer trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Udaipur to Jaisalmer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Safaris
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

2
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.
On the 30th (Wed), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Gopinath Temple. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Jaipur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Jaisalmer to Jaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 1st (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra route planner.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

4
nights
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 the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Khardung La. Hemis Monastery and Alchi Monastary will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Leh attractions website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Khardung La, Hemis Monastery
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River Rafting & Tubing
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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