17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Agartala
Fly:  4​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Puri
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Hyderabad
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Agartala

4
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Park Street and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Victoria Memorial Hall and CIMA Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) tour planning app .

Agartala to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. November in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Shopping
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

2
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, explore the fascinating underground world of Udayagiri Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of MukteshwarTemple, and finally don't miss a visit to Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Paradeep Beach, Head underground at Khandagiri Caves, then explore the striking landscape at Dhauli Giri Hills, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Rajarani Temple.

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

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Bhubaneswar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Puri.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paradeep Beach
Highlights from your plan
Udayagiri Caves ©
Udayagiri Caves
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts

3
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Konark Sun Temple and Raghurajpur Artist Village. Jagannath Temple and Konark Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Puri, make a side trip to see Archaeological Museum in Konark, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, stroll through Swargadwar Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Chilika Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lakshmi Temple.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Puri route site .

Traveling by train from Bhubaneswar to Puri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Puri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Konark
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

3
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
We've included these beaches for you: Birla Mandir and Laad Bazaar. For shopping fun, head to Golconda Fort or KBR National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Salar Jung Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Hussain Sagar Lake, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nehru Zoological Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Health.

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

Fly from Puri to Hyderabad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Hyderabad sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hussain Sagar Lake ©
Hussain Sagar Lake
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dodda Ganapathi Temple, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, then stroll around Cubbon Park, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Commercial Street.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bengaluru road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hyderabad to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
UB City ©
UB City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally stop by ViaKerala Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip builder website .

You can fly from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, things will get a bit warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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