41 days in India Itinerary

41 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

41 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Leh
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
3
Agra
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jaipur
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Thekkady
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi road trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. August in New Delhi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

6
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 out of town with these interesting Leh side-trips: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, explore the ancient world of Basgo gompa, and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh travel route app .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

5
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, stroll through Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Agra travel website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In August, daytime highs in Agra are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

5
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur day trip planning app .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, then take in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, step into the grandiose world of Monsoon Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Udaipur trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in September, expect nights in Udaipur to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji 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 10th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take a stroll through Nariman Point, and get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Mumbai, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Adi Shancharachaya Temple (in Kalady), Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Athirappilly Water Falls (in Thrissur). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park, and trek along Illithodu.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Adi Shancharachaya Temple, Athirappilly Water Falls, Marari Beach, Illithodu
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala (Varkala Beach & Moon Stone Arts) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online route planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In September in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Holy Land, Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

Similar Plans

45 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in India BY A USER FROM URUGUAY January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in India BY A USER FROM INDONESIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 43 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Asia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in India BY A USER FROM SERBIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in India BY A USER FROM SERBIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 58 days in Sri Lanka, India & Nepal BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 43 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans