54 days in India Itinerary

54 days in India Itinerary

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54 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Pathanamthitta
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Leh
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
9
Agra
— 5 nights
10
Jaipur
— 6 nights
11
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read Mumbai trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

6
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 Varkala (Varkala Beach & Moon Stone Arts) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and don't miss a visit to Aazhimala Siva Temple.

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Getting from Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Varkala, Holy Land, Kovalam Beach
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Playaza ©
Playaza
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

5
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, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, have some family-friendly fun at Thekkady Rose Park, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thekkady road trip planning tool .

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 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

5
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Venture out of the city with trips to Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary (in Thenmala), Chengannur Mahadeva Temple (in Chengannur) and Parumala Church (in Thiruvalla). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Valiyakoikal Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), explore the activities along Achankovil River, and appreciate the history behind Vavar Shrine.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pathanamthitta trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Pathanamthitta takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sabarimala, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara, Chengannur Mahadeva Temple, Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary, Parumala Church
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 5:
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6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kochi (Cochin) side-trips: Marari Beach (in Mararikulam), Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). The adventure continues: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and get your game on at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Pathanamthitta to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3.5 hours. September in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Thrissur, Kodungallur, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Adi Shancharachaya Temple
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 11:
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Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manali day trip planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Manali by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

4
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, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of India Gate.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi route site .

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to 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

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.
Explore Leh's surroundings by going to Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Alchi Monastary (in Alchi). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Leh route maker .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 26:
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

5
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Agra itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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

6
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, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, and get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip maker tool .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 7:
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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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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 8th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur holiday planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Udaipur. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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.
On the 10th (Thu), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jodhpur online trip planner .

You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a 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 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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