16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  8 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Abu Dhabi

2
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 some historical perspective at Edappally Church Complex and Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Do some cultural sightseeing at Vallarpadam Church and Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple. Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Paliam Dutch Palace (in North Paravur) and Alappuzha (Jain Temple, Alleppey, Alappuzha Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, don't miss a visit to Kadamattom Chruch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuzhupilly Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kochi (Cochin). Traveling from Abu Dhabi in May, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple, Paliam Dutch Palace, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip builder app.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahalakshmi Temple, and then cruise along Marine Drive. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bhandup Pumping Station, explore the fascinating underground world of Kanheri Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Aarey Colony.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai holiday planner.

You can fly from Thekkady to Mumbai in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. May in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhandup Pumping Station ©
Bhandup Pumping Station
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

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 26th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bada Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, thencontemplate the long history of Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Udaipur trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Udaipur, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ganesh Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Loha Pol, thensteep yourself in history at Phool Mahal, and finally contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur planning website.

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Jodhpur, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Phool Mahal ©
Phool Mahal
Shri Ganesh Temple ©
Shri Ganesh Temple

1
night
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and finally identify plant and animal life at EleSafari. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Govind Dev Ji Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Amer Jeep Safari.

Planning Jaipur trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Jaipur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Soami Bagh, thencontemplate the long history of Maryamuzzamani Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maryamuzzamani Palace
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Soami Bagh ©
Soami Bagh

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), thenadmire the striking features of Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, thenadmire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, thenmake a trip to India Gate, and finally steep yourself in history at Rajpath.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online travel route planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Akshardham
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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