32 days in India Itinerary

32 days in India Itinerary

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32 days in India Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Goa
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  3​h
9
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam


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2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Taj Mahal, Lotus Temple and ISKCON Temple Delhi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and then contemplate the long history of Rajpath.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi day trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to New Delhi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to New Delhi is 4 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Amsterdam in November: highs in New Delhi hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taj Mahal
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amber Palace and Birla Mandir Temple. City Palace of Jaipur and Jaigarh Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Albert Hall Museum, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramakrishna Mission Jaipur.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jaipur trip planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Jaipur by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

3
nights
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 Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like City Palace of Udaipur and Monsoon Palace. Visit Ekling Ji Temple and Jagdish Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Udaipur trip builder app .

Getting from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Udaipur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll set off for Mumbai on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 18th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Udaipur in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 40°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak
Banganga Tank ©
Banganga Tank

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus, and then explore the ancient world of Fort Aguada.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Goa trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mumbai to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for little chillier days in Goa, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Basilica of Bom Jesus ©
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Fort Aguada ©
Fort Aguada

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Jew Town.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

2
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Forane Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cherthala, Kottayam, Kumarakom, St. George Orthodox Church
Highlights from your plan
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthankadu Nagaraja Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 4.5 hours. In November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Visit Sea Shore Temple and Vedagiriswarar Temple for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Monuments at Mahabalipuram and Krishna Mandapam. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, visit a coastal fixture at Mahabalipuram Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Covelong Beach, and get to know the resident critters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology.

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Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Mahabalipuram by combination of flight and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Thirukalukundram, Covelong Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Varaha Cave Temple ©
Varaha Cave Temple

2
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.
On the 29th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Bannerghatta National Park, then step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, and finally walk around Cubbon Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Bull Temple, then find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govardhana Kshetra.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bengaluru online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Mahabalipuram to Bengaluru takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mahabalipuram in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bengaluru, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Bangalore Palace ©
Bangalore Palace

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Thome Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Guindy Snake Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Audikesava Perumal Peyalvar Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chennai tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Bengaluru to Chennai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chennai, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Kumortuli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the long history of Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Belur Math.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Chennai to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Kolkata (Calcutta) is slightly colder than Chennai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Belur Math
Highlights from your plan
Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Thu), make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, then admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Before you visit Varanasi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December: high temperatures in Varanasi hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taj Mahal, Lotus Temple and ISKCON Temple Delhi. On the 8th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi, contemplate the long history of India Gate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

You can fly from Kathmandu to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kathmandu in December, with highs in New Delhi at 27°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taj Mahal
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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