20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Goa
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
5
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
8
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London


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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Morjim Beach and Majorda Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Sinquerim Beach and Betalbatim Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mobor Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Pandava Caves, delve into the distant past at Church and Monastery of St Augustine, and look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Goa is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Goa hover around 35°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Morjim Beach ©
Morjim Beach

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Spas

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, then take a stroll through Colaba, then take a stroll through Nariman Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babulnath Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Mumbai trip planning site .

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. October in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

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.
On the 26th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ShreenathJi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Udaipur travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Mumbai to Udaipur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mumbai in October since evenings lows in Udaipur dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Spas
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 28th (Mon), examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples, and then learn about all things military at Jaisalmer War Museum. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jaisalmer journey builder tool .

Getting from Udaipur to Jaisalmer by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Safaris
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

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 30th (Wed), look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Gopinath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Agra trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Agra sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Khardung La and Alchi Choskor Monastery. Popular historic sites such as Shanti Stupa and Alchi Monastary are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Leh to Hemis to see Hemis Monastery about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Leh holiday builder website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary, Khardung La
Highlights from your plan
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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