38 days in India Itinerary

38 days in India Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kannur
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
8
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Agra
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Leh
— 5 nights
Drive:  9 h
12
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: London

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get in touch with nature at Persian Paradise Elephant Ride and Pandikuzhi Waterfalls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Periyar Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

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

London, UK to Thekkady is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 5.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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.
Visit St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam and Shatrughna Temple for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Kauthuka Park and Marari Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ivor Madom Temple (in Thrissur) and Jain Temple, Alleppey (in Alappuzha). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and view the masterpieces at Durbar Hall Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thrissur, Marari Beach, Jain Temple, Alleppey, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

4
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Take a break from the city and head to Palakkayam Thattu and Thottada Beach. Popular historic sites such as Anandashram and Madayi Kavu are in your itinerary. Explore Kannur's surroundings by going to Thalassery (Odathil Palli & English Church). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mridanga Saileswari Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Madayipara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral Church, and stroll through KIzhunna Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kannur trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Kannur

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thalassery, Anandashram, Madayi Kavu, Mridanga Saileswari Temple
Highlights from your plan
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple
Madayi Kavu ©
Madayi Kavu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): deepen your knowledge of military history at Daulatabad Fort and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad tour builder site.

Fly from Kannur to Aurangabad in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort

2
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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Aurangabad to Udaipur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Udaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Elefriend. Get some historical perspective at Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham Temple, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and examine the collection at Jaipur Wax Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Jaipur online travel planner.

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples and then steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples

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 3rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Ganesh Handicrafts.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Humayun's Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Red Fort and Lotus Temple. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner.

Getting from Jodhpur to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Bageshwarnath Temple will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Saha Burj. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Agra day trip website.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hemis Monastery and Thiksey Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Likir Gompa and Basgo gompa. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planning tool.

You can fly from Agra to Leh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Nubra Valley
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Jamula Temple. Popular historic sites such as Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple and Ghatotkach Tree Templ are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manali online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leh to Manali takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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