5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3 h
1
Jaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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 24th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then admire the landmark architecture of Amber Fort.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jaipur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Jaipur, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 26th (Wed), make a trip to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Agra route website .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort ©
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Kovalam in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Agra, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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