36 days in India Itinerary

36 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Agra
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
12
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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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: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, admire the landmark architecture of Jama Masjid, and steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Manali vacation tool.

Fly from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, and get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar trip planning app.

You can fly from Manali to Munnar in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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: take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, admire the sheer force of Pandikuzhi Waterfalls, and experience rural life at Spice Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner.

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Chellarcovil View Point ©
Chellarcovil View Point
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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 (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, &more) and Varkala Town (The Art of India, Varkala Beach, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

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, get your game on at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, and steep yourself in history at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, cruise along Marine Drive, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India and then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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 17th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur trip planning website.

Getting from Mumbai to Jodhpur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jodhpur, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

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 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of City Palace of Udaipur, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Udaipur journey builder tool.

Getting from Jodhpur to Udaipur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in June, you will find days in Udaipur are a bit cooler (43°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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nights
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: make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and stop by Silverfish Jewels & Art.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip planner.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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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: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soami Bagh, and take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online travel route planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
Rail Tours

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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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, don't miss a visit to Rezang La War Memorial, and appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Leh day trip website.

You can fly from Agra to Leh in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Shey Monastery ©
Shey Monastery

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