17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4 h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Vijayawada
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
3
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Hyderabad
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
6
Goa
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
10
Amravati
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Red Fort and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Get a sense of the local culture at India Gate and Gandhi Smriti. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, and admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip maker website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, you will find days in New Delhi are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vijayawada.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
Vijayawada

Vijayawada ©
A commercial hub in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the bustling city of Vijayawada lies on the banks of the Krishna River, surrounded by green hills and quaint villages.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanakadurga Temple, and then look for gifts at Pvp Square Mall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vijayawada trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Vijayawada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Vijayawada

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Pvp Square Mall ©
Pvp Square Mall
Kanakadurga Temple ©
Kanakadurga Temple
Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple ©
Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): browse the different shops at Orion Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then look for gifts at Sudha Book House, and finally get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, then take in the exciting artwork at Kynkyny Art, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, and finally view the masterpieces at Cauvery Handicrafts.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bengaluru trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vijayawada to Bengaluru in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vijayawada in May, things will get a bit cooler in Bengaluru: highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
UB City ©
UB City
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum ©

2
nights
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 15th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium, then explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, then look for gifts at Adil & Azam, and finally explore the galleries of The Hobby Place. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, then examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally browse the exhibits of Ramsons House.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary 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 May, plan for little chillier days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
The Hobby Place ©
The Hobby Place

1
night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Laad Bazaar, and finally look for gifts at Modi Pearls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hyderabad visit website.

You can fly from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hyderabad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Hyderabad: highs are around 46°C and lows about 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Laad Bazaar ©
Laad Bazaar
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Baga Beach and Tortoise Rock. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Agonda Beach and Palolem Beach. There's still lots to do: stop by Literati Bookshop & Cafe, steep yourself in history at Mahalaxmi Temple, and identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hyderabad to Goa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect nights in Goa to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 21st (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then stop by Bungalow Eight, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Hutatma Chowk, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, then take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, and finally examine the collection at Heritage Gully.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai journey planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

1
night
Shirdi

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Shree Sai Hemant Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Shirdi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Shirdi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mumbai in May, you will find days in Shirdi are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dixit Wada Museum ©
Dixit Wada Museum
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

1
night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves.

Plan my day in Aurangabad using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amravati.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort

1
night
Amravati

Amravati ©
Amravati also known as "Ambanagari" is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India. On the 25th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Shri Amba Devi Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chilkahrada Wild Life Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amravati vacation app.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Amravati takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amravati

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shri Amba Devi Temple ©
Shri Amba Devi Temple

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