31 days in India Itinerary

31 days in India Itinerary

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31 days in India Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Pushkar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Chittorgarh District
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Ajanta
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  6​h
12
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
13
Goa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
14
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
15
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
16
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
17
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
18
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Auckland

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night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Lotus Temple, Akshardham, Food Tour in Delhi, and other attractions you added. On the 7th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chhatarpur Temple, and then indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Food Tour in Delhi. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

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Auckland, New Zealand to New Delhi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 6 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, Tarn Taran Sahib and Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib. On the 9th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip site .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in May, Amritsar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pushkar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal ©
Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spas as well as Taj Mahal. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Taj Museum, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Agra Fort, then contemplate the waterfront views at Keetham Lake, and then make a trip to Jama Masjid.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Agra online travel planner .

Getting from Amritsar to Agra by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amritsar in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Agra, with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas Nature

Side Trip

Jama Masjid
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jama Masjid ©
Jama Masjid

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple.

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You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pushkar.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple

1
night
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pushkar vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Jaipur to Pushkar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Jodhpur on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Pushkar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ajmer
Highlights from your plan
Rangji Temple ©
Rangji Temple
Pap Mochani Temple ©
Pap Mochani 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mehrangarh Fort. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort and then contemplate the long history of Phool Mahal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jodhpur online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pushkar to Jodhpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 48°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Chittorgarh District.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort

1
night
Chittorgarh District

Chittorgarh District ©
Chittaurgarh Fort has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Chittaurgarh Fort and then delve into the distant past at Samadhisvara Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chittorgarh District vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Chittorgarh District takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Chittorgarh District

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Samadhisvara Temple ©
Samadhisvara Temple
Chittaurgarh Fort ©
Chittaurgarh Fort
Baroli Temples Complex ©
Baroli Temples Complex

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ekling Ji Temple as well as Jagdish Temple. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

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Drive from Chittorgarh District to Udaipur in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elephanta Caves. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with High Street Phoenix. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Elephanta Caves.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mumbai visit planning app .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Udaipur in May: highs in Mumbai hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 31°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Elephanta Caves ©
Elephanta Caves
High Street Phoenix ©
High Street Phoenix

1
night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Ellora Caves has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll through Ellora Caves.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aurangabad driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Mumbai to Aurangabad by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aurangabad: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves

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hours
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
You've now added Ajanta Caves to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Ajanta holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Ajanta takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ajanta can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Darbhanga Ghat as well as Thai Temple. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thai Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Darbhanga Ghat.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Varanasi itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ajanta to Varanasi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganges River
Ganges River
Thai Temple ©
Thai Temple
Darbhanga Ghat ©
Darbhanga Ghat

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palolem Beach as well as Keri Beach (Querim Beach). Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Goa trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Varanasi to Goa takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Varanasi in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Goa: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 32°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you're off toHampi.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Keri Beach (Querim Beach) ©
Keri Beach (Querim Beach)
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple

1
night
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Purandaradasa Mantapa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodanda Rama Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Balakrishna Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Achyutaraya Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hampi trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Goa to Hampi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Goa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hampi, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Achyutaraya Temple ©
Achyutaraya Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum Mysore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Venugopala Swamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru .

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planning site .

You can drive from Hampi to Mysuru (Mysore) in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hampi in May, with highs in Mysuru (Mysore) at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya ©
Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
You've now added Nature & Wildlife Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip app .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Alappuzha by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in May; daily highs in Alappuzha reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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.
You've now added Pyramid Valley International to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surayanarayana Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyramid Valley International, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alappuzha to Bengaluru takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Alappuzha in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Bengaluru. On the 1st (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
Pyramid Valley International ©
Pyramid Valley International
Thermal Spas

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Teresa's Church as well as South Park Street Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Park Street.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) online itinerary planner .

Fly from Bengaluru to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in June, with highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) at 41°C and lows at 31°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Park Street ©
Park Street
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery
Rabindra Bharati University Museum ©

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