43 days in India Itinerary

43 days in India Itinerary

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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
— 3 nights
8
Udaipur
— 2 nights
9
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
10
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
11
Jaipur
— 5 nights
12
Agra
— 5 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 Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online attractions planner.

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 warmer than Manchester - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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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.
On the 16th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Chandy's Windy Woods Spa, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then examine the collection at Tea Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar day trip site.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, see Green Kerala Tours & Travels, and relax and rejuvenate at Ayur Sparsh.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Thekkady road trip planning tool.

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, go all around town with Gully Tours, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) tour 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, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Bay of Life Surf & SUP. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and then see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahabalipuram journey planner.

Fly from Mysuru (Mysore) to Mahabalipuram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Mahabalipuram is somewhat warmer than Mysuru (Mysore) - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

DakshinaChitra Museum, Bay of Life Surf & SUP
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: stroll through Baga Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Arambol Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Himalayan Therapeutic Studio, and take a stroll through Old Goa.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Goa online journey planner.

You can fly from Mahabalipuram to Goa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough 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

3
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: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and cruise along Marine Drive.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip planner.

Fly from Goa to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Goa in January since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): browse for treasures at Art_en_Soul shoppe, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then stop by Padmawati Arts & Handicrafts, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Udaipur day trip website.

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, Udaipur is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
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.
On the 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar, then browse the exhibits of Ganesh Handicrafts, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Walk to blueCity heritagetour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada and then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

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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 6th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples, and look for gifts at Kuku Pashmina Shop.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:
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: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), and look for all kinds of wild species at Elefantastic.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Jaipur vacation planning 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, daytime highs in Jaipur are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

5
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: make a trip to Taj Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and steep yourself in history at Tomb of Akbar the Great.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Agra itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

5
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 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in New Delhi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 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 · Outdoors
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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