9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + taxi + subway:  16​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + subway + train:  7​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, look for gifts at Anokhi, then look for gifts at Kochi Books, then look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, and finally stop by Joe Ikareth.

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Sydney, Australia to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Kochi (Cochin) reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Kochi Books ©
Kochi Books
Anokhi ©
Anokhi

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night
Kovalam

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.
On the 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. July in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 20th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then stop by Unique Handicrafts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Mughal Carpet, look for gifts at Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts, stop by Marble Cottage, then stop by Kalra's Cottage Industry, and finally stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs.

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Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Kovalam to Agra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Kovalam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Agra, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

#Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Mughal Carpet ©
Mughal Carpet

3
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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.
Shop till you drop at The Gem Palace and Studio Bagru. Step out of the city life by going to EleSafari and Elephant Joy. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping
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The Gem Palace ©
The Gem Palace
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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