22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + taxi:  16​h
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasaragod
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Goa
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Periyar National Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Thekkady is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Thekkady, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Forane Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Mararikulam trip maker app .

Drive from Thekkady to Mararikulam in 4 hours. In February in Mararikulam, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cherthala, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Forane Church ©
St. Mary's Forane Church
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Antony's Shrine. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) journey maker app .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
St. Antony's Shrine ©
St. Antony's Shrine
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ezhara Beach, then kick back and relax at KIzhunna Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Thottada Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Choottad Beach, kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Azhikkal Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Chal Beach Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kannur visit planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Azhikode
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

2
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malla Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swami Nithyanand Ashram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then contemplate the long history of Bekal Fort, and finally kick back and relax at Kappil Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Ranipuram, then kick back and relax at Bekal Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madhur Temple.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kasaragod tour planner.

Drive from Kannur to Kasaragod in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort

1
night
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus and then kick back and relax at Baga Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda Beach and then kick back and relax at Palolem Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Goa route planner .

Drive from Kasaragod to Goa in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kasaragod in February, you will find days in Goa are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Goa

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

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, admire the striking features of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then explore the activities along Lake Pichola, and finally take a memorable drive along Excursions Udaipur.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Udaipur trip planning site .

Getting from Goa to Udaipur by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Goa in February, plan for much colder nights in Udaipur, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, then identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, and finally identify plant and animal life at EleSafari.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur day trip site .

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Jaipur are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then make a trip to Taj Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Soami Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Balkeshwar Mandir, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Agra travel route builder .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Agra sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, then step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and finally make a trip to India Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), and finally steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip builder app .

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in New Delhi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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