29 days in India Itinerary

29 days in India Itinerary

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Mumbai
— 1 night
2
Pune
— 1 night
3
Hyderabad
— 1 night
4
Goa
— 1 night
5
Bengaluru
— 1 night
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
7
Chennai
— 1 night
8
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
9
Havelock Island
— 2 nights
10
Ranchi
— 1 night
11
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 night
12
Patna
— 1 night
13
Varanasi
— 1 night
14
Agra
— 3 nights
15
New Delhi
— 3 nights
16
Leh
— 1 night
17
Srinagar
— 1 night
18
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
19
Jaipur
— 3 nights
20
Udaipur
— 1 night

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Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, thenmake a trip to Gateway of India, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thentake a memorable drive along Marine Drive, and finally admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mumbai, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Walking tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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Pune

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
On the 4th (Mon), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thensee the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

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Traveling by car from Mumbai to Pune takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Pune

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, thenexplore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of keesaragutta Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hyderabad trip planner.

Fly from Pune to Hyderabad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites Museums
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Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Chowmahalla Palace ©
Chowmahalla Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Goa day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hyderabad to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Goa when traveling from Hyderabad in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Animal Shelter Agonda ©
Animal Shelter Agonda

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Bengaluru

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, thengain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Bengaluru takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goa in January, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Bengaluru. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Skydiving
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Food Tours

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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 8th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Catholic Art Museum, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in January: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Photography Tours
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Walking tours

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Chennai

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thentake in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chennai trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Chennai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Chennai sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Chennai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): hike along Dekho Andaman, head off the coast to Ross Island, and then steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Blair vacation planner.

Getting from Chennai to Port Blair by flight takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Chennai in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Blair, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Port Blair

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail

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Havelock Island

Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll through Radhanagar Beach and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Havelock Island travel planner.

Traveling by ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Ranchi on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach

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Ranchi

Ranchi ©
Ranchi sits on the Chota Nagpur Plateau, its elevation of 651 m (2,136 ft) giving it a relatively mild climate by the region's standards.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Deori Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yogoda Satsanga Society of India - Ranchi Ashram, thenadmire the sheer force of Hirni Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ranchi trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Havelock Island to Ranchi. In January, daytime highs in Ranchi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Ranchi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Deori Temple
Deori Temple

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ranchi to Kolkata (Calcutta) with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ranchi in January since evenings lows in Kolkata (Calcutta) dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Patna.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall

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Patna

Patna
Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Martyr's Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Lion Pillar, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Sthan Bhagwati Tara Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Patna online road trip planner.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Patna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, things will get little chillier in Patna: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Varanasi.

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lion Pillar
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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 17th (Sun): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Patna to Varanasi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Varanasi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Spas
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Photography Tours
Spas & Wellness

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts, take in the pleasant sights at Taj Mahal View Point, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Agra trip planner.

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, stop by Other, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Leh

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Temple at Sumda Chun, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Serzang Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, and finally explore the activities along Kyagar Tso.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Leh vacation builder website.

Fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Temple at Sumda Chun ©
Temple at Sumda Chun
Serzang Temple ©
Serzang Temple

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Srinagar

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
On the 25th (Mon), stop by Akee Crafts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar day trip app.

You can fly from Leh to Srinagar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Srinagar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Srinagar

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid.

Plan my trip to Ahmedabad with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Srinagar to Ahmedabad by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Srinagar in January, with highs in Ahmedabad at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums
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Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles
Jami Masjid ©
Jami Masjid

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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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, and get to know the resident critters at Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Jaipur is a bit cooler than Ahmedabad - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Udaipur using our trip planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Udaipur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Tours Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Walking tours

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