33 days in India, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

33 days in India, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jaipur, India
— 4 nights
2
Agra, India
— 3 nights
3
Paris, France
— 6 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
5
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 4 nights
6
Kovalam, India
— 2 nights
7
Kozhikode, India
— 3 nights
8
Kannur, India
— 4 nights

4
nights
Jaipur, India

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.
Appreciate the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Mukesh Art Gallery R. Get some cultural insight at Amber Palace and ICA Gallery. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, browse for treasures at Gem Plaza, and take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jaipur online sightseeing planner.

Mumbai to Jaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in July: highs in Jaipur hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

3
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 2nd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Agra Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra journey planning tool.

You can fly from Jaipur to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Adrien Kavachninafor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Paris takes 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Agra to Paris. When traveling from Agra in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Seebad Eich and Strandbad Mythenquai for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Ufschotti Park, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, wander the streets of Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Seebad Eich
Highlights from your plan
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

4
nights
Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marari Beach and Vadanapilly Beach. Celebrity Wax Museum and Kerala Folklore Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Mararikulam Beach (in Mararikulam), Azhikkal Beach (in Azhikode) and Kodungallur (Kaddipuram Beach & Azhikode Munakkal Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kuzhupilly Beach, stroll through Cherai Beach, and admire the striking features of Dakshina Mookambika Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Zurich to Kochi (Cochin) in 16 hours. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Zurich to Kochi (Cochin) due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kodungallur, Mararikulam, Azhikkal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Azhikode Munakkal Beach ©
Azhikode Munakkal Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

2
nights
Kovalam, India

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Puthenthoppu Beach and then kick back and relax at Hawa Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kovalam itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Puthenthoppu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

3
nights
Kozhikode, India

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Get some cultural insight at Valayanad Devi Temple and Kappad Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Payyoli Beach and Beypore Beach. The adventure continues: revel in the low prices at HiLite Mall, kick back and relax at Thangassery Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kozhikode Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kozhikode journey maker site.

Getting from Kovalam to Kozhikode by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Kozhikode sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kannur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Payyoli Beach ©
Payyoli Beach
Spas
Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach

4
nights
Kannur, India

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Meenkunnu Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Madayi Kavu and Science Park. Go for a jaunt from Kannur to Azhikode to see Chal Beach Park about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ezhara Beach, stroll through Payyambalam Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kannur trip itinerary builder app.

Take a train from Kozhikode to Kannur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Madayi Kavu, Chal Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chal Beach Park ©
Chal Beach Park
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Ezhara Beach ©
Ezhara Beach

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