48 days in India Itinerary

48 days in India Itinerary

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48 days in India Itinerary

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

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, explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hampta
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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: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip builder .

Fly from Manali to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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 24th (Sun) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basgo gompa, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leh trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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.
On the 27th (Wed), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. March in Amritsar sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Amritsar

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

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 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jodhpur online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Jodhpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in March, expect Jodhpur to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, 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. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions 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.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mumbai trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mumbai when traveling from Jodhpur in March, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Outdoors 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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Mararikulam and see Marari Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Pamper yourself for a day on the 2nd (Tue) at some of the top local wellness centers. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, wander the streets of Jew Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) day trip tool .

You can fly from Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kochi (Cochin), with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Theme Parks Historic Sites

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: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, get great views at Top Station, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar online tour planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. April in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Ramakkalmedu in Nedumkandam (about 1h 15 min away). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, and look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thekkady vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car 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

4
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 Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Kovalam Beach, Golden Sand Beach Resort, & more) and Varkala (Varkala Light House, Spas & Wellness, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, and make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online holiday maker .

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 April in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Udaipur by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Udaipur: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

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

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 24th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur tour website .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agra.

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

6
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Go for a jaunt from Agra to Bharatpur to see Keoladeo National Park about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 27th (Sat) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 28th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SOS, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Agra trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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