38 days in India Itinerary

38 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kottayam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Agra
— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala Town (Varkala Beach & Asparagus). The adventure continues: make a trip to Holy Land, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, head off the coast to Poovar Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel route planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Holy Land, Kovalam Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Holy Land ©
Holy Land
Spas

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, have fun at Thekkady Rose Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip builder tool.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park

4
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Get out of town with these interesting Kottayam side-trips: St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally), Thiruvalla (Parumala Church, Sree Vallabha Temple, &more) and St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral (in Manarcaud). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. The adventure continues: make a trip to Kumaranalloor, relax in the rural setting at JYES Farms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thazhathangady Juma Masjid, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Knanaya Church.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kottayam online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kottayam takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kottayam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, St. George Orthodox Church, Kerala Backwaters, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral
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Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre ©
Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
St. George Orthodox Church ©
St. George Orthodox Church

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Mararikulam (Marari Beach & Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple), Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip website.

Getting from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 18th (Fri), make a trip to Gateway of India. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, thencruise along Marine Drive, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai road trip planning website.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Historic Sites Outdoors
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, thentake 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 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, thenmake a trip to Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mumbai in October, Udaipur is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, thencontemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Jodhpur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi online travel planner.

You can fly from Jodhpur to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

4
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 lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, and explore the ancient world of Basgo gompa.

Before you visit Leh, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

4
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 striking features of Taj Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, and steep yourself in history at Saha Burj.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Agra online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Agra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Amber Palace, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur attractions planner.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

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