41 days in India Itinerary

41 days in India Itinerary

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41 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  14​h 30​min
1
Kalpetta
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Jodhpur
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Jaipur
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Agra
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Leh
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): Head underground at Edakkal Caves and then identify plant and animal life at Begur Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kalpetta road trip planning website .

London, UK to Kalpetta is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Kalpetta. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kalpetta, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kovalam Beach and Hawa Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, stop by Sarwaa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adimalathura Beach, and make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Kovalam travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Kalpetta to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. June in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Clay Art Cafe and Mangladevi Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Kerala Crafts and Tropical Chocolate Factory. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, admire the sheer force of Pandikuzhi Waterfalls, and explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

Make your Thekkady itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Clay Art Cafe
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Marari Beach and Puthuvype Beach. Do your shopping at Kashi Art Gallery and Indian Industries. Change things up with a short trip to Paniyeli Poru in Kuruppampady (about 1h 40 min away). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Waltons Boutique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Paniyeli Poru
Highlights from your plan
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
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 11th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

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You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Jodhpur in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in July: high temperatures in Jodhpur hover around 41°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, then browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, and then look for gifts at Art Fact. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Udaipur Art Villa, take in the exciting artwork at Art Haveli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip planner .

Getting from Jodhpur to Udaipur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in July, plan for slightly colder days in Udaipur, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Nature

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

6
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.
City Palace of Jaipur and Gyan Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Gem Plaza and Samanvai Art Gallery. Spend the 17th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, delve into the lush surroundings at Grass Farm Nursery, and view the masterpieces at ICA Gallery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jaipur are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Museums
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.
Appreciate the collections at Taj Gallery and U.P Handicrafts Development Center. Head to New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts and Tdi Mallfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Soami Bagh, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Agra planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Agra, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Chandni Chowk or People Tree. Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of India Gate, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, and view the masterpieces at An Yahh!!.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi road trip site .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New Delhi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Photography Tours and Donkey Sanctuary. Let the collections at Hall of Fame and Ladakh Rocks & Minerals Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Leh with an excursion to Alchi Monastary in Alchi--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and stop by Pashmina House.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Leh itinerary builder site .

Getting from New Delhi to Leh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa

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