12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
+3
train + subway + Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
3
Goa
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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.
Visiting EleSafari and Elefriend will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy.

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Mumbai to Jaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get a bit cooler in Jaipur: highs are around 30°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Agra visit planner .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Agra

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

1
night
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 20th (Fri), kick back and relax at Baga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Agra to Goa in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Agra in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Goa: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Animal Shelter Agonda ©
Animal Shelter Agonda

2
nights
Kannur

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thottada Beach. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Azhikkal Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kannur trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Azhikkal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady vacation planner .

You can drive from Kannur to Thekkady in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam tour planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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