15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20​h
1
Kovalam
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

1
day
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 22nd (Sun): stroll through Kovalam Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam online sightseeing planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Kovalam is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Kovalam is minus 4 hours. While traveling from Brisbane, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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 23rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then explore the activities along Periyar Lake. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 25th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Vintage Collection of Classic Cars Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sahelion Ki Bari.

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

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Udaipur in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time 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
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and finally steep yourself in history at Nahargarh Fort.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

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 30th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and finally make a trip to India Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi tour builder app .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in New Delhi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

3
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Thiksey Monastery and Hemis Monastery. Popular historic sites such as Likir Gompa and Spituk Monastery are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hall of Fame, cruise along Khardung La, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh tour itinerary planner .

Fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Khardung La, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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