29 days in India Itinerary

29 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Bristol
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  13 h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
6
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
9
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
10
Varanasi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  23 h
End: Bristol

2
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New Delhi

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.
ISKCON Temple Delhi and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib will appeal to history buffs. Rajpath and Humayun's Tomb are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Mehrauli Archaeological Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner.

Bristol, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Bristol to New Delhi, you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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ISKCON Temple Delhi ©
ISKCON Temple Delhi
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Rajpath ©
Rajpath

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ganesh Temple, then contemplate the long history of Manak Chowk and Havelis, then steep yourself in history at Phool Mahal, and finally steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jodhpur, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Manak Chowk and Havelis
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Phool Mahal ©
Phool Mahal
Shri Ganesh Temple ©
Shri Ganesh Temple

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Edappally Church Complex. Visit Paradesi Synagogue and Vallarpadam Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Kochi (Cochin) side-trips: Vaikom Mahadeva Temple (in Kottayam), Alappuzha (International Coir Museum & St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Poornathrayesa Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and wander the streets of Jew Town.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in December, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake, Shiva Temple Ernakulam , St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
St. Antony's Shrine ©
St. Antony's Shrine

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shatrughna Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurumbakavu Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Peruvanam Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Palayur Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harikanyaka Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Guruvayur tour builder site.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thrissur
Highlights from your plan
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple

1
night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madhur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malik Deenar Mosque, steep yourself in history at Bekal Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Swami Nithyanand Ashram, and finally steep yourself in history at Hosdurg Fort. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malla Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananthapura Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Someshwara Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kasaragod vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kasaragod takes 7.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Someshwara Temple, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Swami Nithyanand Ashram ©
Swami Nithyanand Ashram

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then steep yourself in history at Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bada Mahal. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Maharana Pratap Museum, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kasaragod to Udaipur. When traveling from Kasaragod in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Udaipur, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

3
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.
Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Nahargarh Fort and Monkey Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and examine the collection at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur day trip planning app.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Jaipur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jaigarh Fort ©
Jaigarh Fort
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Step off the beaten path and head to Photography Tours and Lotus Throne. Change things up with these side-trips from Agra: Fatehpur Sikri (Jodha Bai's Palace & Diwan-I-Khas). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, and don't miss a visit to Tomb Of John Russell Colvin.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jaipur in January: highs in Agra hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fatehpur Sikri, Tomb of Akbar the Great
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Tomb of Akbar the Great ©
Tomb of Akbar the Great

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Spituk Monastery. Visit Alchi Monastary and Hemis Monastery for their historical value. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Hemis National Park. Spend the 13th (Mon) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Circuit, contemplate the long history of Basgo gompa, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leh travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

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nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Banaras Ghats and Sarnath. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sankat Mochan Temple and Tibetan Temple. Step out of Varanasi to go to Mirzapur and see Vindhyavasini Devi Temple, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Batuk Bhairav Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Temple, and look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Varanasi journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Varanasi takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vindhyavasini Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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