30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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30 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Tiruchirappalli
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
Pondicherry
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
flight:  7​h
6
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Mumbai
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
New Delhi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Agra
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
New Delhi
— 2 nights
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Sri Ayyappan Temple. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Brihadeeshwara Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

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Kochi (Cochin) to Tiruchirappalli is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in August: highs in Tiruchirappalli hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Brihadeeshwara Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

3
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Take a break from Pondicherry with a short trip to Matrimandir in Auroville, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pondicherry attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Pondicherry takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Matrimandir
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Raya Gopura, then don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Chennai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance
Varaha Cave Temple ©
Varaha Cave Temple

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, walk around Cubbon Park, make a trip to Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, and engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bengaluru: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

3
nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Mysuru (Mysore) is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, examine the collection at R K Narayan House, and make a trip to Namdroling Monastery.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Ashtalakshmi Temple and then find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Health, and then steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hyderabad in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hyderabad: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

5
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Change things up with a short trip to Imagica Theme Park in Khopoli (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, wander the streets of Nariman Point, kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai road trip site .

You can fly from Hyderabad to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Mumbai are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Imagica Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

6
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.
Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to DLF Cyber Hub in Gurugram (Gurgaon)--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

DLF Cyber Hub
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

few
hours
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Agra itinerary planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You will leave for New Delhi on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Agra

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then steep yourself in history at Rajpath, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Ambience Mall, then appreciate the history behind Mangal Mahadev Birla Kanan, and then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi online vacation builder .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Spas Museums

Side Trip

Ambience Mall
Highlights from your plan
Ambience Mall ©
Ambience Mall
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti
Rajpath ©
Rajpath

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