26 days in India Itinerary

26 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  12 h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
5
Goa
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  15 h
End: London


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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rashtrapati Bhavan and Gandhi Smriti. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip website.

London, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from London to New Delhi. Traveling from London in January, you will find days in New Delhi are much warmer (23°C), and nights are a bit warmer (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Elefriend and Albert Hall Museum. Spend the 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Jaipur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Elefriend ©
Elefriend
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Keoladeo National Park and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and contemplate the long history of Saha Burj.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Agra: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Colaba, browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai vacation app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Mumbai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Agra in January, expect nights in Mumbai to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Food Tours
Colaba ©
Colaba
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dudhsagar Falls and Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach, take a stroll through Old Goa, kick back and relax at Utorda Beach, and steep yourself in history at Palacio do Deao.

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Getting from Mumbai to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Goa, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach
Dudhsagar Falls ©
Dudhsagar Falls
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception ©

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vallarpadam Church and Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Marari Beach in Mararikulam--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, get engrossed in the history at Kerala Folklore Museum, and stop by Kochi Books.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Goa in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and Lighthouse Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Town (Janardhana Swami Temple & Varkala Beach) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). There's much more to do: make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple ©
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

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