26 days in India Itinerary

26 days in India Itinerary

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26 days in India Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala (Varkala Beach & Asparagus). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is 3 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Holy Land, Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, look and learn at Green land spice garden, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Thekkady Rose Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karingachira Church, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 11th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Gateway of India. On the next day, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Mumbai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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 (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Udaipur itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Udaipur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji 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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and identify plant and animal life at Elefriend.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple.

Plan a Agra trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and don't miss a visit to Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip tool .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

4
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Leh road trip planning site .

Getting from New Delhi to Leh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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