9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Mararikulam
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

1
day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stroll through Alappuzha Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mararikulam using our trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Mararikulam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in September, expect Mararikulam to be slightly colder, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Alappuzha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 9th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Tropical Chocolate Factory, then stop by Kerala Crafts, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally hunt for treasures at Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

1
day
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 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, stop by Little Armani, look for gifts at Gothwal Art, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Udaipur road trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Udaipur takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, stop by The Gem Palace, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then stop by New Maharaja Gem Palace, and finally stop by K.L. Jewellers.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur day trip planner .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts, and finally stop by Kalra's Cottage Industry. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Mughal Carpet, stop by Gem Jewellery and Handicraft Gallery, look for gifts at Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts, then stop by Marble Cottage, then look for gifts at The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Subhash Emporium.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Agra road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Agra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Subhash Emporium ©
Subhash Emporium

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