48 days in India Itinerary

48 days in India Itinerary

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48 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  4​h
1
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
2
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Thekkady
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 16th (Sat) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 17th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Agra road trip website .

Lucknow to Agra is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

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

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.
Spend the 20th (Wed) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa, hike along Markha Valley, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Temple at Sumda Chun.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Leh driving holiday planning app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar day trip app .

You can fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, get great views at Gulaba, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Manali online road trip planner .

You can drive from Amritsar to Manali in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hampta
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

4
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and admire the striking features of Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid).

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Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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.
Spend the 5th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, admire the striking features of Jal Mahal, and browse the exhibits of City Palace of Jaipur.

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Getting from New Delhi to Jaipur by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tripura Sundari Temple, explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sahelion Ki Bari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Udaipur day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Udaipur sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish 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.
On the 8th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur travel planner .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, then look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mumbai trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Jodhpur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jodhpur in April, expect nights in Mumbai to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Scenic Drive Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

5
nights
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.
Take a break from Kochi (Cochin) with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam, about 1h 15 min away. Pamper yourself for a day on the 12th (Fri) at some of the top local wellness centers. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Jew Town, and admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing tool .

Fly from Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

4
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip maker site .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Climbing Tours

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Step out of Thekkady with an excursion to Ramakkalmedu in Nedumkandam--about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, see the interesting displays at INTERPRETATION CENTRE Periyar Tiger Reserve, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ramakkalmedu
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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 Light House, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Kovalam (Kovalam Beach, Golden Sand Beach Resort, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Holy Land, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and meet the residents at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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