25 days in India Itinerary

25 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  17 h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Agra
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  8 h 15 min
7
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
8
Goa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): hunt for treasures at Chalai Bazaar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Mall of Travancore. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, and then stop by Silkyway.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Brisbane to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) due to the time zone difference. In November, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is somewhat warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 3rd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thekkady attractions planner.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Kerala Museum and David Hall Gallery & Cafe. Head to Kashi Art Gallery and Durbar Hall Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Grand Centre Mall (in Muvattupuzha). Next up on the itinerary: browse for treasures at Indian Industries, stop by Idiom Book Sellers, buy something for everyone on your list at Centre Square Mall, and hunt for treasures at Broadway.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Grand Centre Mall
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, take in the waterfront at Gangaur Ghat, take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then explore the galleries of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Udaipur vacation planner.

You can do a combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Udaipur in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Udaipur: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
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Lake Pichola

4
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Amber Palace and Gyan Museum. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and EleSafari. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Heritage Textiles, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and see Make Bike Trip.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Shopping
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then stop by Unique Handicrafts, and finally view the masterpieces at Agra Art Gallery. On your second day here, browse the different shops at Saket Mall, browse the exhibits of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, then explore the galleries of Shahin Arts, and finally browse the different shops at Tdi Mall.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Unique Handicrafts ©
Unique Handicrafts

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well). Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Jodhpur in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Agra in December, you will find days in Jodhpur are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palolem Beach and Agonda Beach. Do your shopping at Sheek Emporium and Mario Gallery. There's more to do: stroll through Baga Beach and kick back and relax at Arambol Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Goa trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Jodhpur to Goa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, plan for much hotter nights in Goa, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

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

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chowpatty Beach and Nerul Balaji Temple. Shop till you drop at Bungalow Eight and Rhythm Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Marine Drive, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Mumbai day trip app.

Fly from Goa to Mumbai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in December, expect nights in Mumbai to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nerul Balaji Temple
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Bungalow Eight ©
Bungalow Eight
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Marine Drive
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Chowpatty Beach

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