13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
+2
subway + taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Lucknow


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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue and then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

Lucknow to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lucknow, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get outside with Marine Drive, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai travel route planner.

You can do a combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mumbai, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur attractions tool .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Jodhpur to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Udaipur trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

3
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, childrens museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Jal Mahal, don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, and identify plant and animal life at Elefriend.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip builder website .

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
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, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodhi Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi route planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agra trip planner .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

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

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