39 days in India Itinerary

39 days in India Itinerary

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39 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Goa
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Agra
— 6 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
8
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
End: New Delhi

4
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Mario Gallery and Basilica of Bom Jesus. Kids will appreciate attractions like Baga Beach and Palolem Beach. It doesn't end there: stroll through Agonda Beach and buy something for everyone on your list at Sheek Emporium.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Goa day trip planning site .

New Delhi to Goa is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Goa: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

5
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.
Head to Kashi Art Gallery and Kerala Museumfor some retail therapy. Kids will appreciate attractions like Marari Beach and Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Kumarakom (Kumarakom Craft Museum & Kerala Album Art Gallery) and Mozart Art Gallery (in Kottayam). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Draavidia Gallery, browse the exhibits of David Hall Gallery & Cafe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kochi (Cochin) when traveling from Goa in April, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Mozart Art Gallery, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Periyar Tiger Reserve and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Get some historical perspective at Mangladevi Temple and Shiny Tours & Travals. And it doesn't end there: stop by Kerala Crafts, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To find out how to plan a trip to Thekkady, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

4
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
For shopping fun, head to Sarwaa or Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour. Family-friendly places like Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Kovalam's surroundings by going to Asparagus (in Varkala) and Napier Museum (in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kovalam trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kovalam are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Adimalathura Beach ©
Adimalathura Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Pichola, take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and then admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Udaipur Art Villa, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Haveli, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Udaipur driving holiday planning app .

Fly from Kovalam to Udaipur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kovalam in May, expect nights in Udaipur to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Art Haveli
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

7
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.
Popular historic sites such as Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort are in your itinerary. Let the collections at City Palace of Jaipur and Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur capture your imagination. There's much more to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gem Plaza, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, and explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur route builder site .

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Jaipur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

6
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Popular historic sites such as Agra Fort and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts and U.P Handicrafts Development Center. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, view the masterpieces at Agra Art Gallery, and stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Agra route planner.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Little Paradise and Phyang Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Markha Valley and Kyagar Tso. There's much more to do: stop by Pashmina House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manjushri Lha-Khang, explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Library Road Vegetable Market.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh online trip builder .

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Markha Valley ©
Markha Valley
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Phyang Monastery ©
Phyang Monastery

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.
Get some cultural insight at Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Visit Red Fort (Lal Quila) and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib for their historical value. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Gourmet Desire, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, take in the exciting artwork at An Yahh!!, and stop by Green the Gap.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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