39 days in India Itinerary

39 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kannur
— 3 nights
2
Nilambur
— 2 nights
3
Thrissur
— 5 nights
4
Thekkady
— 5 nights
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
6
New Delhi
— 3 nights
7
Manali
— 4 nights
8
Leh
— 6 nights
9
Agra
— 2 nights
10
Jaipur
— 4 nights

3
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Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Family-friendly places like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Kanjirakoli Waterfall will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Kannur to Pazhayangadi to see Madayi Sree Vadukunda Shiva Temple about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple, kick back and relax at KIzhunna Beach, take some stellar pictures from Alakapuri Waterfalls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sundareswara Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kannur holiday planner.

Chennai to Kannur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nilambur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Madayi Sree Vadukunda Shiva Temple
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Dharmadam Island ©
Dharmadam Island
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple ©
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple

2
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Nilambur

Nilambur ©
Nilambur is a municipality and a taluk in the Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala. On the 12th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Valamthode Falls and then stroll through Central Forest Nursery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Adyanpara Waterfalls and then take a peaceful walk through Conolly's Plot.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nilambur trip planner.

Drive from Kannur to Nilambur in 4.5 hours. July in Nilambur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Nilambur

Parks Nature
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Conolly's Plot ©
Conolly's Plot
Adyanpara Waterfalls ©
Adyanpara Waterfalls

5
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Bring the kids along to Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram and Kurumbakavu Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Thrissur side-trips: Guruvayur (Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) & Venkitachalapathy Temple), Triprayar Sri Rama Temple (in Thriprayar) and Charpa Waterfall (in Athirappilly). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, buy something for everyone on your list at Sobha City Mall, admire the sheer force of Ilanjippara Waterfall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Snehatheeram Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Thrissur trip planner.

Getting from Nilambur to Thrissur by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Thrissur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Charpa Waterfall
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Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Kauthuka Park ©
Kauthuka Park

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Elephant Junction and Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, and relax in the rural setting at Spice Cloud.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

4
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kovalam Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarkara Devi Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip planning website.

Getting from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Food Tours will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and make a trip to India Gate.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planner.

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to New Delhi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in July: highs in New Delhi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

4
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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spiti Valley and Off-Road Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Rozy Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manali route maker app.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

6
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the views at Nubra Valley, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Leh attractions planning website.

You can drive from Manali to Leh in 9 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
River Rafting & Tubing

2
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Agra Fort, thendon't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then stop by Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts By Praval Jain. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Agra online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur will thrill your kids. Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, look for gifts at Golecha`s Jewels, admire the landmark architecture of Ganesh Pol Gateway, and get in on the family fun at Sunrise Dream World Amusement Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough 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
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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