28 days in India Itinerary

28 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jodhpur
— 1 night
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
3
Agra
— 3 nights
4
Jaipur
— 4 nights
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
9
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
10
Thekkady
— 3 nights

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 2nd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then explore the galleries of Ganesh Handicrafts.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Jodhpur is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jodhpur when traveling from Dubai in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read New Delhi tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Jodhpur to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, you will find days in New Delhi are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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

3
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 landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, take in nature's colorful creations at Anguri Bagh, and step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Agra day trip planning tool.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Agra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, relax in the rural setting at Ele Experience Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur tour planner.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 13th (Sun), take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Gadsisar Sagar Lake and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer trip builder site.

You can fly from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Gadsisar Sagar Lake ©
Gadsisar Sagar Lake

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 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, thentake an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Aid Unlimited, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, thenadmire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur travel route app.

You can fly from Jaisalmer to Udaipur in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Udaipur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and then look for gifts at Bungalow Eight. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, thencruise along Marine Drive, thenget engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai travel app.

Fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Udaipur in December, with highs in Mumbai at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

4
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, have some family-friendly fun at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge, and gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

Fly from Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kochi (Cochin) when traveling from Mumbai in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Varkala Beach, Shalimar Weaves, &more) and Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and don't miss a visit to Holy Land.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday app.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam, Sunil's Wax Museum, Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

3
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, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip builder website.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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