25 days in India Itinerary

25 days in India Itinerary

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25 days in India Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12​h
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Agra
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Mumbai
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Gokarna
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h
9
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stop by The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goindwal Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dera Baba Jaimal Singhji.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Amritsar is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Amritsar, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in Amritsar at 41°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Dera Baba Jaimal Singhji ©
Dera Baba Jaimal Singhji
Goindwal Sahib ©
Goindwal Sahib

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rajpath and Humayun's Tomb. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sai Baba Temple and Chhatarpur Temple. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of India Gate, and stroll through Akshardham.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Delhi online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Agra online tour builder .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Akbar the Great ©
Tomb of Akbar the Great

2
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Batuk Bhairav Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tulsi Manas Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Temple, and then take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Varanasi trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Varanasi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Batuk Bhairav Mandir ©
Batuk Bhairav Mandir

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.
On the 20th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Amer jeep Safari and then steep yourself in history at Amber Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shila Devi Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bada Mahal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrinathji Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Kharch Bhandar. On the next day, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Udaipur trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jaipur in July: highs in Udaipur hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Nathdwara
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Popular historic sites such as Mount Mary Basilica and Mahalakshmi Temple are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Babulnath Temple and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Karnala Bird Sanctuary (in Karnala), Mahuli Farms Agro and Ecotourism Center (in Shahapur) and Nerul Balaji Temple (in Navi Mumbai). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, and admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip planner .

Getting from Udaipur to Mumbai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Mumbai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nerul Balaji Temple, Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Mahuli Farms Agro and Ecotourism Center
Highlights from your plan
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Babulnath Temple ©
Babulnath Temple

2
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Aryadurga Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gokarna trip app .

Getting from Mumbai to Gokarna by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Gokarna

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple, Shri Aryadurga Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shri Aryadurga Temple ©
Shri Aryadurga Temple
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple
Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple ©
Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vizhinjam Lighthouse and Ponmudi Hill Station. Popular historic sites such as Bhagavathy Amman Temple and Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Light House (in Varkala Town), Sunset View Point (in Kanyakumari) and Jatayu Earth's Center (in Kollam). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, identify plant and animal life at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds, and explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

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

Getting from Gokarna to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kanyakumari, Ponmudi Hill Station, Jatayu Earth's Center, Varkala Light House
Highlights from your plan
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Ponmudi Hill Station ©
Ponmudi Hill Station

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