5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Indore
1
Jaipur
— 1 night
2
Agra
— 1 night
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 day
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
4
Goa
— 1 night
End: Indore

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and then admire the striking features of Jal Mahal. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and then take a stroll through Rusirani Village.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur road trip planning website .

Indore to Jaipur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

1
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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Agra road trip app .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) 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
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
day
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 24th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Kovalam takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Agra in December, you will find days in Kovalam are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Spas & Wellness

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Rock Formations and then stroll through Agonda Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Goa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Kovalam, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Goa, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Rock Formations ©
Rock Formations

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