15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h
1
Visakhapatnam
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  13​h
2
Kohima
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
5
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
7
Goa
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Chennai
— 1 night
End: Chennai

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rishikonda Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Visakhapatnam trip planner .

Chennai to Visakhapatnam is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Rishikonda Beach ©
Rishikonda Beach

1
day
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Kohima War Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kohima online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Visakhapatnam to Kohima with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Kohima

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Park Street, and then make a trip to Mother House. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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Explore your travel options from Kohima to Kolkata (Calcutta) with the Route module. July in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Park Street ©
Park Street

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, stroll around Annandale Ground, then deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, and finally take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ahmedabad attractions planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Ahmedabad in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Ahmedabad are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, then wander the streets of Nariman Point, and finally find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babulnath Temple and then pause for some photo ops at Global Vipassana Pagoda.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mumbai day trip website .

Fly from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, you will find days in Mumbai are little chillier (35°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Utorda Beach and Arossim Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mandrem Beach and Majorda Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mobor Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, and take a stroll through Fontainhas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Goa, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach

1
night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 12th (Fri), take a stroll through Malleswaram and then deepen your understanding at Art of Living International Center.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru online route builder .

Getting from Goa to Bengaluru by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bengaluru when traveling from Goa in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram
The Art of Living ©
The Art of Living

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Somnathpura Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip app .

You can drive from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Somnathpura Temple ©
Somnathpura Temple
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake

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 14th (Sun): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, then explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kochi (Cochin) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in July, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Spas
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Aadhi Vyadhi Hara Bhaktha Anjaneyar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, then take a stroll through Mylapore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip builder site .

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Chennai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chennai: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mylapore ©
Mylapore
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ©
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams

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