8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  17​h 30​min
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Melbourne


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1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Agra Fort and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Agra day trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Agra is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Melbourne to Agra, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in January, with highs in Agra at 22°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

2
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.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate the long history of India Gate, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swaminarayan Akshardham, and finally steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi online attractions planner .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in New Delhi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then kick back and relax at Samudra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Kovalam Beach, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Hawa Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

Plan my day in Kovalam using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Kovalam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in January, expect nights in Kovalam to be much hotter, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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 7th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Amber Fort.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jaipur online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Kovalam in January, you will find days in Jaipur are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are cooler (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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