52 days in India Itinerary

52 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
2
Thekkady
— 5 nights
3
Mararikulam
— 3 nights
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
5
Kannur
— 5 nights
6
Goa
— 5 nights
7
Mumbai
— 3 nights
8
Udaipur
— 2 nights
9
Jaipur
— 6 nights
10
Agra
— 5 nights
11
New Delhi
— 4 nights

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.
Attractions like Kovalam Beach and Napier Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Asparagus, Varkala Beach, &more), Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium (in Vizhinjam) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Adimalathura Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -6.5 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Auckland in December: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Attractions like Periyar Tiger Reserve and Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, experience rural life at Philip's Natural Honey And Bee Farm, and look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Attractions like Marari Beach and Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Mararikulam's surroundings by going to Kumarakom Beach (in Kumarakom), Vaikom Lake Beach (in Vaikom) and Kottayam (Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, &more). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple and kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mararikulam trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Mararikulam takes 4 hours. In December in Mararikulam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kottayam, Kumarakom Beach, Vaikom Lake Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

6
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Family-friendly places like Chinese Fishing Nets and Wonderla Amusement Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Revi Karunakaran Museum, International Coir Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum.

Plan a Kochi (Cochin) trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

5
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Thottada Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Kannur's surroundings by going to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu), Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple (in Vadakara) and Madayi Sree Vadukunda Shiva Temple (in Pazhayangadi). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Sargaalaya, tour the pleasant surroundings at Payyambalam Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cannanore Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at KIzhunna Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kannur, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Thalassery Fort, Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple, Madayi Sree Vadukunda Shiva Temple, Sargaalaya
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple ©
Sri Rajarajeswara Temple

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Agonda Beach and Palolem Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, stroll through Cavelossim Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball, and get to know the resident critters at Goa's Ark.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Goa day trip planning site.

Fly from Kannur to Goa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

3
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Family-friendly places like Gateway of India and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and stop by Bungalow Eight.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Mumbai trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Goa to Mumbai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Goa in January since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, and then explore the activities along Lake Pichola. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Shrinathji Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srinathji Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur itinerary planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Udaipur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Udaipur reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Shrinathji Temple
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

5
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kids will enjoy Taj Mahal and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru ka Tal, and view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Jaipur, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Agra, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

4
nights
New Delhi

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, and make a trip to Akshardham.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Akshardham
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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