12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
6
Goa
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Mary Basilica and Room Escape Games. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, and make a trip to Rajabai Clock Tower.

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New Delhi to Mumbai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in June: highs in Mumbai hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Guruvayur trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Mumbai to Guruvayur with the Route module. When traveling from Mumbai in June, plan for slightly colder days in Guruvayur, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Plan trip to Kochi (Cochin) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Spas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Holy Land, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple ©
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple
Spas

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Art of Living International Center and Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, admire the landmark architecture of Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Infant Jesus Shrine, and wander the streets of Malleswaram.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Bengaluru in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in June, Bengaluru is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Art of Living ©
The Art of Living
M Chinnaswamy Stadium ©
M Chinnaswamy Stadium

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Step off the beaten path and head to Utorda Beach and Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sinquerim Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanta Durga Temple, hit the bull's-eye at Milsim Goa Paintball, and make a trip to Tomb of St. Francis Xavier.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bengaluru to Goa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, Goa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Sinquerim Beach ©
Sinquerim Beach

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