12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Munnar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady road trip tool .

Bengaluru to Thekkady is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar holiday maker site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then stroll through Alappuzha Beach. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

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Getting from Munnar to Alappuzha by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Poovar Island, then kick back and relax at Chowara Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip maker .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Temple, contemplate the long history of Mehrauli Archaeological Park, then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Rajpath. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayyappa Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chhatarpur Temple, then admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi, and finally steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Kovalam to New Delhi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kovalam in July, you will find days in New Delhi are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Spas Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Agra online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govind Dev Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): browse for treasures at 925 Silver, then see the interesting displays at Jaipur Wax Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and finally explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

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