30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Leh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5 h
10
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sightseeing tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Spas Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Explore Thekkady's surroundings by going to Munnar (Rose Gardens, Tea Gardens, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, walk around Thekkady Rose Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Munnar
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park

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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, go for a walk through Queen's Walkway, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) travel planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 13th (Tue), look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mumbai holiday planner.

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. October in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya ©
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
On the 15th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then make a trip to Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Udaipur road trip site.

Fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, Udaipur is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

1
night
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jaisalmer trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaisalmer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Ganesh Handicrafts.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur trip tool.

Traveling by car from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

3
nights
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: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, make a trip to India Gate, and contemplate the long history of Red Fort.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi travel tool.

You can fly from Jodhpur to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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nights
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Temple at Sumda Chun, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Leh day trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Temple at Sumda Chun ©
Temple at Sumda Chun

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nights
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: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. October in Agra sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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, explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Museums
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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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