25 days in India Itinerary

25 days in India Itinerary

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25 days in India Itinerary

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
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
5
Jaipur
— 4 nights
6
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
8
Goa
— 2 nights
bus + 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.
On the 1st (Sun), hunt for treasures at Chalai Bazaar, stroll through Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Mall of Travancore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, and then stop by Silkyway.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip app .

Brisbane, Australia to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get a bit warmer in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 3rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady route maker tool .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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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.
Head to LuLu Mall and Kerala Museumfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Kashi Art Gallery and David Hall Gallery & Cafe. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Grand Centre Mall (in Muvattupuzha). The adventure continues: browse for treasures at Indian Industries, browse the different shops at Oberon Mall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Broadway, and take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery.

Discover how to plan a Kochi (Cochin) trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to 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.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Pichola, make a trip to Gangaur Ghat, get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur online tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Udaipur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December, plan for slightly colder days and much colder 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

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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.
Visiting EleSafari and Amer Jeep Safari will get you outdoors. Head to Gyan Museum and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipurfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 12th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip, and admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Jaipur visit planner.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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 Parks Tours
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 14th (Sat), browse the exhibits of U.P Handicrafts Development Center, admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, then look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts, and finally explore the galleries of Agra Art Gallery. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Saket Mall, take in the exciting artwork at New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, then browse the exhibits of Shahin Arts, and finally browse the different shops at Tdi Mall.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Agra road trip planning site .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Agra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then stop by Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well). On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur route maker .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jodhpur takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
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.
Get outdoors at Baga Beach and Arambol Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Sheek Emporium and Mario Gallery. There's more to do: stroll through Agonda Beach and kick back and relax at Palolem Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Goa day trip site .

Getting from Jodhpur to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Goa, with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Family-friendly places like Chowpatty Beach and Nerul Balaji Temple will thrill your kids. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Shree Siddhivinayak are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, take in the exciting artwork at Rhythm Art Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Zaveri Bazaar, and look for gifts at Bungalow Eight.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Mumbai day trip planner .

Getting from Goa to Mumbai by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in December, expect nights in Mumbai to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are somewhat 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 Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nerul Balaji Temple
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Zaveri Bazaar ©
Zaveri Bazaar
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach

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