29 days in India Itinerary

29 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
2
Varanasi
— 2 nights
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
4
Puri
— 2 nights
5
Chennai
— 2 nights
6
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
7
Madurai
— 2 nights
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
9
Vijayawada
— 1 night
10
Gokarna
— 1 night
11
Pune
— 3 nights
12
Mumbai
— 3 nights
13
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
14
Jaisalmer
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mehrauli Archaeological Park and Rajpath are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Raj Ghat. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, steep yourself in history at Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, don't miss a visit to Ashokan Rock Edict, and wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. November in New Delhi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Jain Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of New Vishwanath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Archaeological Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath, thenpause for some photo ops at Dhamek Stupa, and finally make a trip to Pisach Mochan Kund.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi travel route site.

Getting from New Delhi to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
New Vishwanath Temple ©
New Vishwanath Temple

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Park Street. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Jorasanko Thakur Bari, and finally take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kolkata (Calcutta) when traveling from Varanasi in November, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Birla Temple ©
Birla Temple

2
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
On the 9th (Mon), kick back and relax at Chandrabhaga Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple, and then wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govardhan Peetham, steep yourself in history at Bedi Hanuman Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baliharachandi Temple, thenmake a trip to Varahi Deula Temple, thenkick back and relax at Balighai Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Konark Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Puri

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Konark
Highlights from your plan
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach
Raghurajpur Artist Village ©
Raghurajpur Artist Village

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Chennai, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Sakthi Vinayagar Temple, and finally wander the streets of Mylapore. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, thenpause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Audikesava Perumal Peyalvar Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chennai travel route planner.

You can fly from Puri to Chennai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Puri in November, Chennai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church
Vadapalani Murugan Temple ©
Vadapalani Murugan Temple

1
night
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple and then explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mahabalipuram online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Mahabalipuram takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple

2
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai road trip app.

You can fly from Mahabalipuram to Madurai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Madurai

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Edappally Church Complex. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gallery OED Cochin.. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Kerala Folklore Museum, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and walk around Thanneerchal Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online holiday planner.

You can fly from Madurai to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vijayawada.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

1
night
Vijayawada

Vijayawada ©
A commercial hub in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the bustling city of Vijayawada lies on the banks of the Krishna River, surrounded by green hills and quaint villages.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nagarala Sri Maha Lakshmi Ammavaru Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanakadurga Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple.

Make your Vijayawada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Vijayawada takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Vijayawada, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Vijayawada

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanakadurga Temple ©
Kanakadurga Temple
Sri Nagarala Sri Maha Lakshmi Ammavaru Temple ©
Jain Temple ©
Jain Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple and then stroll through Paradise Beach. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Belekan beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gokarna Beach.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gokarna trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vijayawada to Gokarna. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Pune.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple
Gokarna Beach ©
Gokarna Beach

3
nights
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Sinhagad Fort and Sri Balaji Mandir will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sarasbaug Ganesh Temple and Chaturshrungi Temple. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON NVCC Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Shri Dattatray Temple, and examine the collection at Darshan Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pune road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gokarna to Pune takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad Fort
ISKCON NVCC Temple ©
ISKCON NVCC Temple
Sri Balaji Mandir ©
Sri Balaji Mandir

3
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Explore hidden gems such as Nariman Point and Mahalakshmi Temple. Popular historic sites such as Mount Mary Basilica and Shree Ramakrishna Math, Khar are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple, stop by Charagh Din Shirts, and Head underground at Kanheri Caves.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mumbai holiday maker site.

You can drive from Pune to Mumbai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Mumbai sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hathee Singh Jain Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Qutbuddin Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, thenexplore the activities along Kankaria Lake, thenexamine the collection at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, and finally examine the collection at Toy Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Ahmedabad. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Hathee Singh Jain Temple ©
Hathee Singh Jain Temple
ISKCON Temple ©
ISKCON Temple

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 30th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples, and then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Ahmedabad to Jaisalmer in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

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