21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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21 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Digha
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Chandipur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bhubaneswar
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Puri
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Gopalpur On Sea
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Srikakulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Rajahmundry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Vijayawada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
12
Guntur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
13
Nellore
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Tirupati
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Bangalore Palace, take a stroll through Commercial Street, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bengaluru. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
UB City ©
UB City
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), then take a stroll through Park Street, then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kumortuli, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalighat Kali Temple, then view the masterpieces at CIMA Gallery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallery Kolkata.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip app .

Getting from Bengaluru to Kolkata (Calcutta) by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Digha.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

1
day
Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Udaipur Beach, identify plant and animal life at Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary, and then stroll around Amarabati Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Digha trip maker site .

You can drive from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Digha in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chandipur.

Things to do in Digha

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary
Highlights from your plan
Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Amarabati Park ©
Amarabati Park

1
night
Chandipur

Chandipur
Chandipur, also known as Chandipur-on-sea, is a small sea resort in Baleswar District, Odisha, India. On the 21st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Balaramgadi Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhudara Chandi Shrine.

Start your trip to Chandipur by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Digha to Chandipur takes 3 hours. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Chandipur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

1
night
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harishankar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MukteshwarTemple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapilesvara Temple, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bhubaneswar journey planner.

Drive from Chandipur to Bhubaneswar in 4.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Puri.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Harishankar
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
MukteshwarTemple ©
MukteshwarTemple

2
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Konark Sun Temple, stroll through Puri Beach, then kick back and relax at Balighai Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baliharachandi Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Jagannath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Swargadwar Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Konark Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sakshi Gopal Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loknath Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Puri trip planner .

Traveling by train from Bhubaneswar to Puri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Puri can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gopalpur On Sea.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Gopalpur On Sea

Gopalpur On Sea ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Dhabaleshwar Beach and then kick back and relax at Gopalpur Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Gopalpur On Sea travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Puri to Gopalpur On Sea takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Srikakulam.

Things to do in Gopalpur On Sea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ganjam
Highlights from your plan
Gopalpur Beach ©
Gopalpur Beach
Dhabaleshwar Beach ©
Dhabaleshwar Beach

1
night
Srikakulam

Srikakulam
Srikakulam is a city and the district headquarters of Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. On the 26th (Sun), get outside with Bhaskar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srikurmanatha Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arasavilli Suryanarayana Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Srikakulam route maker app .

You can drive from Gopalpur On Sea to Srikakulam in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Srikakulam

Historic Sites Outdoors

2
nights
Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rishikonda Beach, stroll through Rama Krishna Beach, and then see the interesting displays at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Lakshmi Narsimhaswamyvari Devastham, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Appikonda Beach, and then walk around Kailasagiri.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Visakhapatnam road trip planning website .

Drive from Srikakulam to Visakhapatnam in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rajahmundry.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Rishikonda Beach ©
Rishikonda Beach

1
night
Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry ©
Rajahmundry is in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. On the 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanmuka Peetam and then take a peaceful walk through Maredumilli.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rajahmundry route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Visakhapatnam to Rajahmundry takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vijayawada.

Things to do in Rajahmundry

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Maredumilli ©
Maredumilli
Shanmuka Peetam ©
Shanmuka Peetam

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 30th (Thu): look for gifts at Pvp Square Mall, then Head underground at Undavalli Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanakadurga Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vijayawada trip planner .

You can drive from Rajahmundry to Vijayawada in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Guntur.

Things to do in Vijayawada

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanakadurga Temple ©
Kanakadurga Temple
Undavalli Caves ©
Undavalli Caves

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night
Guntur

Guntur ©
Guntur; is a city within the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotappakonda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amaravati Buddhist Site, then make a trip to Amareswara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahmamgari Matham Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Guntur visit planner .

You can drive from Vijayawada to Guntur in an hour. In January in Guntur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Nellore.

Things to do in Guntur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotappakonda, Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple ©
Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple

1
day
Nellore

Nellore ©
Nellore is a city and district headquarters of Nellore district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mallikarjuna Kamakshi Tai Temple Jonnawada, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Syam Sundar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, then browse the different shops at MGB Felicity Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nellore itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Guntur to Nellore takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Nellore

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
MGB Felicity Mall ©
MGB Felicity Mall

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nights
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Varahaswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Bedi Anjaneyaswami Temple, then explore the activities along Vaikuntha Teertham, and finally contemplate the long history of Tirumala Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srivari Mettu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tirupati online trip planner .

You can drive from Nellore to Tirupati in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

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nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 4th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Promenade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Svaram, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, look for gifts at Sund'art, then don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally kick back and relax at Rock Beach.

Plan trip to Pondicherry with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Tirupati to Pondicherry takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Svaram
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach

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