43 days in India Itinerary

43 days in India Itinerary

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1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
3
Thekkady
— 4 nights
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
5
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
6
Goa
— 5 nights
7
Mumbai
— 4 nights
8
Udaipur
— 2 nights
9
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
10
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
11
Jaipur
— 5 nights
12
Agra
— 4 nights
13
New Delhi
— 5 nights

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: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip website.

Manchester, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Kochi (Cochin) is 5.5 hours. In January, Kochi (Cochin) is much hotter than Manchester - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

2
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

Start your trip to Munnar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. January in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Abraham's Spice Garden, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip maker app.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, indulge in some culinary diversions at Gully Tours, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In January, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Gully Tours ©
Gully Tours
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

2
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, and then glide peacefully along the water with Bay of Life Surf & SUP. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and then see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum.

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

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Mahabalipuram by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in January, expect Mahabalipuram to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Bay of Life Surf & SUP, DakshinaChitra Museum
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
DakshinaChitra Museum ©
DakshinaChitra Museum

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, stroll through Arambol Beach, stop by Shamrock Jewellers, and take a stroll through Old Goa.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa trip planner.

Getting from Mahabalipuram to Goa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Goa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Therapeutic Studio ©
Himalayan Therapeutic Studio
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

4
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take a stroll through Dharavi, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Mumbai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Goa in January since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
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 3rd (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Art_en_Soul shoppe, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and finally stop by Padmawati Arts & Handicrafts.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Udaipur sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mumbai in February, expect Udaipur to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, then explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Walk to blueCity heritagetour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Jaswant Thada and then examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur trip planner.

Drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Spend the 7th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 9th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples, and stop by Prabhu Handicrafts.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jaisalmer online travel planner.

Take a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, surround yourself with nature on Elefantastic, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, and admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jaipur holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

4
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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: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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.
Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to Qutub Minar, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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