22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Agra
— 1 night
Train:  9 h 30 min
4
Varanasi
— 2 nights
train:  8 h
5
Katni
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Bandhavgarh National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
taxi:  1 h 30 min
8
Kumarakom
— 7 nights
train:  1 h 30 min
9
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h
10
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: London

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Jahanara Begum's Tomb and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to India Gate, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then don't miss a visit to Iron Pillar of Delhi, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lodhi Garden.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi journey planner.

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from London to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from London in November: highs in New Delhi hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Food Tours
India Gate ©
India Gate

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Pachouli.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip tool.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then walk around Mehtab Bagh, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Agra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Mehtab Bagh ©
Mehtab Bagh

2
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, and then make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birthplace of Sant Ravidas Seergovardhan Varanasi, then admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Varanasi itinerary maker.

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Agra in November, Varanasi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Katni.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

few
hours
Katni

Katni
Katni is a town on the banks of the Katni River in Madhya Pradesh, India. To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Katni trip website.

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Katni takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Bandhavgarh National Park on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Katni

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
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3
nights
Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park ©
A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park offers ample opportunity to see wildlife, including its famous elephants and Asian tigers.
On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves, see the interesting displays at Baghel Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandhavgarh National Park sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Katni to Bandhavgarh National Park takes 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bandhavgarh Fort
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
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Bandhavgarh National Park ©
Bandhavgarh National Park
Shesh-Saiya
Shesh-Saiya
Bandhavgarh Fort ©
Bandhavgarh Fort

few
hours
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.
To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bandhavgarh National Park to Kochi (Cochin). November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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7
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marari Beach (in Mararikulam), Kottayam (Kottayam Cheriapally, JYES Farms, &more) and Cherthala (Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple & St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kerala Backwaters, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, view the masterpieces at Kerala Album Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kumarakom Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kumarakom travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kottayam, Cherthala, Marari Beach, Vaikom Lake Beach, Malankara Dam
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Ilaveezhapoonchira ©
Ilaveezhapoonchira
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

few
hours
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin)
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning website.

Getting from Kumarakom to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Mumbai on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai online trip maker.

Do a combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Mumbai when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in November, with lows around 24°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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