28 days in India Itinerary

28 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Jaipur
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h
4
Goa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Kannur
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Kozhikode
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Thrissur
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Jaipur

2
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.
Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, see the interesting displays at RRAP Music Museum & Hub, take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur, and experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jaipur. In July, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Agra Fort, and then steep yourself in history at Saha Burj. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Temple, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then look for gifts at Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts By Praval Jain.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Agra trip builder website.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Thiksey Monastery and Hall of Fame. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, see the interesting displays at Old Raku House, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Shri Datun Sahib Ji, and appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Leh day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Leh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baga Beach and Palolem Beach. Basilica of Bom Jesus and Chapora Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Vagator Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anjuna Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Goa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Goa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Goa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Vagator Beach
Vagator Beach

4
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chal Beach Park and Ezhara Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mridanga Saileswari Temple and Madayi Kavu. Take a break from Kannur with a short trip to Thalassery Fort in Thalassery, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, stroll through Ettikulam Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanjirakoli Waterfall, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur road trip tool.

Fly from Goa to Kannur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thalassery Fort, Mridanga Saileswari Temple, Madayi Kavu, Chal Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Chal Beach Park ©
Chal Beach Park
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple

2
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thangassery Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valayanad Devi Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Parappally Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of S.M. Street, stroll through Beypore Beach, and then get some fabulous bargains at HiLite Mall.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kozhikode travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kannur to Kozhikode in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Parappally Beach ©
Parappally Beach
Beypore Beach ©
Beypore Beach

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Adimalathura Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kollam Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kovalam travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kozhikode to Kovalam by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kollam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas
Shanghumukham Beach ©
Shanghumukham Beach

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cherai Beach and Kuzhupilly Beach. Jew Town and Mattancherry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Kochi Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Puthuvype Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Puthuvype Beach ©
Puthuvype Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Spas

4
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
We've included these beaches for you: Azhikode Munakkal Beach and Chavakkad Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Triprayar Sri Rama Temple and Guruvayur Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Thrissur: Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram (in Guruvayur) and Kodungallur (Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India & Vadanapilly Beach). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vilwadrinatha Temple and enjoy the sand and surf at Snehatheeram Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Thrissur trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kodungallur, Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Vilwadrinatha Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Azhikode Munakkal Beach ©
Azhikode Munakkal Beach
Vadanapilly Beach ©
Vadanapilly Beach

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