5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
+2
Fly + subway + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary builder app .

Chennai to Agra is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Agra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and then get in on the family fun at Magic Planet Theme Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in September, plan for slightly colder days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

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