27 days in India Itinerary

27 days in India Itinerary

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27 days in India Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— Few hours
Fly + Taxi:  10​h 15​min
4
Jaisalmer
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  7​h
5
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Train:  4​h 45​min
6
Jaipur
— 1 night
Bus:  4​h 15​min
7
Agra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Munnar
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
12
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Adelaide


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4
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Meher Chand Market.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary builder site .

Adelaide, Australia to New Delhi is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Adelaide to New Delhi, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in September, with highs in New Delhi at 41°C and lows at 30°C. You will leave for Amritsar on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping
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Meher Chand Market ©
Meher Chand Market

1
night
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.
You've now added Golden Temple to your itinerary.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amritsar itinerary builder website .

Fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib

few
hours
New Delhi

New Delhi
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip site .

Fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for Jaisalmer on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Shopping Transportation

1
night
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuldhara Abandoned Village as well as Trotters Independent Tours & Travels. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Kuldhara Abandoned Village and then get a dose of the wild on Trotters Independent Tours & Travels.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Jaisalmer fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and taxi from New Delhi to Jaisalmer takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Trotters Independent Tours & Travels ©
Kuldhara Abandoned Village ©
Kuldhara Abandoned Village

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Balsamand Lake and Garden and then look for gifts at Ganesh Handicrafts.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Jodhpur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, then stop by Royal Spices And Tea, and finally look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur road trip planning site .

Fly from Jodhpur to Jaipur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre ©
Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agra route builder tool .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will leave for Varanasi on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Shopping

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 (Tue): explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, then stop by Varanasi Remembrances, then stop by Bala Ji Handicraft, and finally look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Banaras Ghats, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, then stop by U.P. Cottage Emporium, and finally look for gifts at Baba Black Sheep.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Varanasi trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum
The Bed Silk & Pashmina ©
The Bed Silk & Pashmina

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 20th (Thu), stop by Anokhi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

To find out how to plan a trip to Kochi (Cochin), use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Kochi (Cochin) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Varanasi in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Pattumala Matha Church and Mangladevi Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abraham's Spice Garden and Malikkappuram Devi Temple. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pattumala Matha Church, Malikkappuram Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Family-friendly places like Chinnakanal Waterfalls and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary will thrill your kids. Tea Museum and Lutheran Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Munnar's surroundings by going to Kodaikanal (La Saleth Church, Dynasty, & more) and Lakkam Waterfalls (in Marayur). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blossom Hydel Park, and find something for the whole family at Fun Forest.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kodaikanal, Lakkam Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mumbai holiday planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colaba Causeway ©
Colaba Causeway
Red Carpet Wax Museum ©
Red Carpet Wax Museum
Charagh Din Shirts ©
Charagh Din Shirts

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