27 days in India Itinerary

27 days in India Itinerary

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27 days in India Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + bus:  40​h
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
7
Goa
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Do your shopping at Gourmet Desire and KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporium. Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of India Gate, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to New Delhi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to New Delhi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Classes
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Taj Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Shahin Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Souvenirs Gallery, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Oriental Heritage, and finally stop by Mughal Carpet. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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.
Head to Gyan Museum and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipurfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amber Palace and Jitesh Arts. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, look for gifts at New Maharaja Gem Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur vacation planner.

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Jaipur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Pacific Art, take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, then browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, then explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Udaipur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in September, you will find days in Udaipur are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Art Haveli
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then shop like a local with Abraham's Spice Garden. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Udaipur to Thekkady in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Spas
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, then view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, and finally explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Goa and Basilica of Bom Jesus. Visiting Agonda Beach and Animal Shelter Agonda will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Palolem Beach, hunt for treasures at Margao Market, and get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa journey maker website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Goa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll set off for Mumbai on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Old Goa ©
Old Goa

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Red Carpet Wax Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then cruise along Marine Drive, and finally hunt for treasures at Crawford Market.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mumbai, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gandhar Pale Buddhist Caves
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
On the 24th (Tue), make a trip to Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Mother House, shop like a local with Park Street, then see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with New Market.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) online travel route planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Outdoors Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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