17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Step out of the city life by going to Periyar Tiger Reserve and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, take a peaceful walk through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady road trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Thekkady is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Thekkady is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
Visiting Marari Beach and CIAL Golf Course will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at LuLu Mall and Goodwill Collection. There's still lots to do: browse for treasures at Indian Industries, look for gifts at Idiom Book Sellers, view the masterpieces at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online holiday builder .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
CIAL Golf Course ©
CIAL Golf Course

3
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sarwaa and Mall of Travancore. Escape the urban bustle at Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. When in Kovalam, make a side trip to see Shanghumukham Beach in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Adimalathura Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, stroll through Chowara Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kovalam road trip planning website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Adimalathura Beach ©
Adimalathura Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Amer Jeep Safari and Elefriend. Do your shopping at Anokhi Clothing Store and Creative Fashion India. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Kovalam to Jaipur in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Kovalam in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Head to Marble Handicrafts Agra and New Nice Marble Art & Handicraftsfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, view the masterpieces at Shahin Arts, don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, and buy something for everyone on your list at Tdi Mall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Agra visit planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Agra are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra
Spas

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