15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  4​h
1
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5​h
4
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  8​h 30​min
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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.
On the 14th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Udaipur Art Villa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Pacific Art, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Udaipur journey planner.

Chennai to Udaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chennai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Udaipur, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Nature
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. Shop till you drop at Gem Plaza and Jitesh Arts. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, view the masterpieces at ICA Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur planning app .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Agra Fort and New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts. Your inner history buff will appreciate Taj Mahal and Gurudwara Guru ka Tal. When in Agra, make a side trip to see Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Mughal Carpet, view the masterpieces at Agra Art Gallery, explore the galleries of U.P Handicrafts Development Center, and contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thiksey Monastery and Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. Get some cultural insight at Likir Gompa and Hall of Fame. Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Pashmina House, trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, and view the masterpieces at The Little Paradise.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Leh trip maker site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

1
night
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 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, take a peaceful walk through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Thekkady in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the galleries of Durbar Hall Art Gallery, then buy something for everyone on your list at Goodwill Collection, then browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, and finally view the masterpieces at Kerala Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, browse for treasures at Indian Industries, then look for gifts at Idiom Book Sellers, then view the masterpieces at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, and finally view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip app .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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