30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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30 days in India Itinerary

Start: Innsbruck
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
9
Leh
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
10
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Innsbruck

2
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 hidden gems such as Edappally Church Complex and Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Step out of the city life by going to Kuzhupilly Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, make a trip to Kadamattom Chruch, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Innsbruck, Austria to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Innsbruck to Kochi (Cochin), you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Innsbruck in July: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Mararikulam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Malikkappuram Devi Temple and Shiny Tours & Travals. Escape the urban bustle at Persian Paradise Elephant Ride and Kalvari Mount. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, admire the natural beauty at Deepa World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and experience rural life at Spice Walk.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Thekkady road trip planning website .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Malikkappuram Devi Temple, Kalvari Mount
Highlights from your plan
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount
Malikkappuram Devi Temple ©
Malikkappuram Devi Temple

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary and Elephant Rehabilitation Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vizhinjam Lighthouse and Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Step out of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to go to Kovalam and see Spas & Wellness, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Agastya Mala, and steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Spas & Wellness
Highlights from your plan
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary ©
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Agastya Mala ©
Agastya Mala

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then try to win big at Mahalakshmi Race Course, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mumba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Aksa Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Aarey Colony, and then buy something for everyone on your list at R City Mall.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Aarey Colony ©
Aarey Colony
Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple ©
Mumba Devi Temple ©
Mumba Devi Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ganesh Temple, then steep yourself in history at Manak Chowk and Havelis, then contemplate the long history of Phool Mahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Mahavira Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Mumbai to Jodhpur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jodhpur, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Manak Chowk and Havelis
Highlights from your plan
Shri Ganesh Temple ©
Shri Ganesh Temple
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Udaipur

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 7th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Goverdhan Sagar Lake, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, then don't miss a visit to Animal Aid Unlimited, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bada Mahal.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Udaipur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Udaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Udaipur, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Spas Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Goverdhan Sagar Lake ©
Goverdhan Sagar Lake
Animal Aid Unlimited ©
Animal Aid Unlimited

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Amer Jeep Safari and Moti Dungari Temple. Escape the urban bustle at EleSafari and Safaris. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Royal Gaitor Tumbas, look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea, wander the streets of Rusirani Village, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Safaris

3
nights
Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tomb of Akbar the Great and Shah Burj. Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Tomb Of John Russell Colvin. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Agra online trip itinerary planner .

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 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj

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.
Alchi Monastary and Hemis Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Tanglang La and Photography Tours. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Likir Gompa, stop by De Pashmina Emporium, explore the ancient world of Basgo gompa, and explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Photography Tours
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of the city life by going to Beas Kund and Friendship Peak. Get some historical perspective at Tripura Sundari Temple and Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery. Step out of Manali to go to Haripur and see The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manali journey maker app .

Drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, Tripura Sundari Temple
Highlights from your plan
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rajpath and Chhatarpur Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and ISKCON Temple Delhi. Make the 22nd (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planner .

You can fly from Manali to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in New Delhi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple
Sai Baba Temple ©
Sai Baba Temple

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