30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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30 days in India Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  23​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
8
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Beemapally Mosque. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Isalayam Ashram. Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, engage your brain at Kerala Science and Technology Museum, take an in-depth tour of Keralam - Museum of History and Heritage, and learn more about the world around you at Forest Department’s Natural History Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. In June, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 87°F and lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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.
Get some historical perspective at Paradesi Synagogue and Church of Saint Francis. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kerala Folklore Museum and David Hall Gallery & Cafe. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Cherthala (St. Mary's Forane Church & Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, take a stroll through Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning website .

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cherthala
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu ©
St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll explore and learn at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Dharavi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: make a trip to Gateway of India, hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, admire the striking features of Antilia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai online vacation planner .

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and finally make a trip to Ghanta Ghar.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur travel planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: highs in Jodhpur hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

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 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Udaipur trip site .

Drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Udaipur: temperatures range from 99°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at City Palace of Jaipur and Amber Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Jitesh Arts. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, examine the collection at Albert Hall Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Moti Dungari Temple, and learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur day trip app .

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Jaipur are 104°F, while nighttime lows are 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agra Fort and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Get some cultural insight at Taj Mahal and Taj Museum. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and explore the galleries of New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Agra travel route site .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 103°F in June, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hall of Fame and Stok Palace Museum. Popular historic sites such as Basgo gompa and Phyang Monastery are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery and contemplate the long history of Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Leh trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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.
Visit Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort (Lal Quila) for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like India Gate and Akshardham. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, examine the collection at Swatantra Sangrama Sangrahalaya, look and learn at Jantar Mantar, and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi attractions planner .

You can fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

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