26 days in India Itinerary

26 days in India Itinerary

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26 days in India Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Jodhpur
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Manali
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 45​min
6
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
9
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 7th (Tue), admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and then don't miss a visit to Marine Drive. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai planning tool .

Madrid, Spain to Mumbai is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Mumbai, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
day
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jodhpur travel planning site .

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect nights in Jodhpur to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Jodhpur

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala (Varkala Beach, Varkala Light House, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation site .

Getting from Jodhpur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jodhpur in August, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala 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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and then get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kochi (Cochin) vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kochi (Cochin) to Manali takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You will leave for Udaipur on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Manali

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini waterfall ©
Jogini waterfall

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 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Udaipur road trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Manali to Udaipur in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

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.
Spend the 20th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Jahangir's Hauz, and finally admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

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Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Agra, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

#Historic Sites, #Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

5
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Lotus Temple, make a trip to India Gate, and steep yourself in history at Gandhi Smriti.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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