24 days in India Itinerary

24 days in India Itinerary

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24 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Kannur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Gopalpur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Baijnath
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Bir
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Jwalamukhi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and then make a trip to Rawli Maharaj Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Agra day trip planner.

New Delhi to Agra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Amer Jeep Safari. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, view the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and see the interesting displays at Albert Hall Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur trip tool .

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur ©
Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and then kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Choottad Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Madayipara, and then make a trip to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple.

Make your Kannur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Jaipur to Kannur by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple ©
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Guruvayur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Camp Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Guruvayur day trip website .

Getting from Kannur to Guruvayur by car takes about 5.5 hours. May in Guruvayur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Bring the kids along to Periyar Tiger Reserve and Green land spice garden. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and stop by Tropical Chocolate Factory.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Magic Planet Theme Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam day trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Kovalam to Dharamsala in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Gopalpur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mata Brajeshwari Devi
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple

1
night
Gopalpur

Gopalpur ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Gopalpur Zoo.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gopalpur online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Gopalpur takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Baijnath.

Things to do in Gopalpur

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palampur
Highlights from your plan
Saurabh Van Vihar ©
Saurabh Van Vihar
Gopalpur Zoo ©
Gopalpur Zoo
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple ©
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple

1
night
Baijnath

Baijnath ©
Baijnath is a town in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Baijnath trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Gopalpur to Baijnath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bir.

Things to do in Baijnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple

1
night
Bir

Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyingyang Monastery, make a trip to Deer Park Institute, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bir road trip planning site .

Bir is just a short distance from Baijnath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jwalamukhi.

Things to do in Bir

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Deer Park Institute ©
Deer Park Institute
Nyingyang Monastery ©
Nyingyang Monastery

2
nights
Jwalamukhi

Jwalamukhi ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then don't miss a visit to Chamba Pattan, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kalinath Kaleshwar Mahadev Mandir.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jwalamukhi road trip planning app .

Getting from Bir to Jwalamukhi by car takes about 3 hours. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jwalamukhi

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shri Kalinath Kaleshwar Mahadev Mandir, Chamba Pattan
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

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