15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h
1
Agra
— 1 night
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
3
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then steep yourself in history at Shah Burj, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Agra visit site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Agra is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Agra is slightly colder than Dubai - with highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

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.
Attractions like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Elefriend make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur road trip planning site .

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

1
day
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Guruvayur road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Jaipur to Guruvayur with the Route module. When traveling from Jaipur in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Guruvayur: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

3
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.
Attractions like Marari Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Alappuzha with a short trip to Vaikom Mahadeva Temple in Kottayam, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, examine the collection at International Coir Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, and kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 20th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally look and learn at Green land spice garden. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Thekkady online travel planner .

Drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

3
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Bring the kids along to Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Mahadeva Temple.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. July in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Magic Planet Theme Park ©
Magic Planet Theme Park

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