22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
7
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edappally Church Complex and Vallarpadam Church. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom to see Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Forane, and explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) tour website .

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kochi (Cochin) is 5 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

3
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Neeramankara Shiva Temple will appeal to history buffs. Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Priyadarshini Planetarium will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, examine the collection at Napier Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mangala Devi Temple and Shiny Tours & Travals. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum and The Periyar Interpretation Centre. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, and take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady itinerary planner .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ShreenathJi Temple.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Udaipur in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Udaipur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

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

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate City Palace of Jaipur and Jitesh Arts. Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra Fort and Taj Mahal will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taj Gallery and Agra Art Gallery. Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip planning website .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Thiksey Monastery and Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. Get some historical perspective at Likir Gompa and Shanti Stupa. When in Leh, make a side trip to see Hemis Monastery in Hemis, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hall of Fame, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Leh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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