19 days in India Itinerary

19 days in India Itinerary

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19 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
5
Goa
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Hampi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Wellington

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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Sydney, Australia to New Delhi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Ram Jhula, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Rishikesh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Triveni Ghat, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, cruise along Marine Drive, contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Varanasi to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Varanasi in November: high temperatures in Mumbai hover around 40°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baga Beach, examine the collection at Museum in Goa | San Thome Museum Goa, explore the ancient world of Fort Aguada, and enjoy the sand and surf at Benaulim Beach.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Goa route planner .

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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: highs in Goa hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Goa

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

3
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi, admire the landmark architecture of Lotus Mahal, don't miss a visit to Zanana Enclosure, steep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, then make a trip to Stepped Tank, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Ugra Narsimha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Matanga Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkey Temple, and then admire the engineering at Tungabhadra Dam.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hampi day trip app .

Traveling by car from Goa to Hampi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goa in November, Hampi is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tungabhadra Dam
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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