16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Train:  5​h
3
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 45​min
6
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Modern Art and Mehrauli Archaeological Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Heritage Transport Museum and Talkatora Garden. Explore New Delhi's surroundings by going to Rewari Steam Locomotive Shed & Rail Museum (in Rewari) and Aravalli Bio Diversity Park (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Temple, look for gifts at The Carpet Cellar, appreciate the history behind Gyarah Murti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi travel route builder app .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In February, daytime highs in New Delhi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Heritage Transport Museum, Rewari Steam Locomotive Shed & Rail Museum, Aravalli Bio Diversity Park
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Heritage Transport Museum ©
Heritage Transport Museum
National Gallery of Modern Art ©
National Gallery of Modern Art
Mehrauli Archaeological Park ©
Mehrauli Archaeological Park

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.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple and then wander the streets of Rusirani Village. Keep things going the next day: stop by Royal Spices And Tea and then examine the collection at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing.

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Fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Jaipur are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing ©
Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple
Royal Spices And Tea ©
Royal Spices And Tea

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School and then contemplate the long history of Phool Mahal.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jodhpur travel planner .

You can fly from Jaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School ©
Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School
Phool Mahal ©
Phool Mahal

2
nights
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 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrinathji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Maharana Pratap Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Before you visit Udaipur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Udaipur

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Shrinathji Temple
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Maharana Pratap Museum ©
Maharana Pratap Museum
Shrinathji Temple ©
Shrinathji Temple

3
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Vishwanath Temple, and then explore the galleries of Ruchika Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Temple, then explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the long history of Reewa Ghat, and finally stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Varanasi trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Udaipur to Varanasi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Munnar.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 25th (Tue), get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Varanasi to Munnar in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Varanasi in February, with highs in Munnar at 39°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Historic Sites Shopping
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C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edappally Church Complex and St. Antony's Shrine. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam to see Vaikom Mahadeva Temple about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, and don't miss a visit to Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. In February in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
St. Antony's Shrine ©
St. Antony's Shrine

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