30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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30 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum.

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Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Spice Walk, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Thekkady takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

3
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala (Varkala Beach & Asparagus) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and make a trip to Holy Land.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Holy Land, Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala) and Mararikulam (Marari Beach & Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, pause for some serene contemplation at Salem Marthoma Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, and have some family-friendly fun at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge.

Make your Kochi (Cochin) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 19th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

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Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then examine the collection at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jodhpur, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

1
night
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 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Udaipur trip planning website .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

4
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and identify plant and animal life at EleSafari.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Jaipur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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