9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Shimla
+2
taxi + Fly + subway:  4​h 30​min
1
Gurugram (Gurgaon)
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
End: Shimla

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Gurugram (Gurgaon)

Gurugram (Gurgaon) ©
Once a quiet agricultural suburb of New Delhi, Gurgaon has developed almost entirely due to investment from private companies.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo Camera.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gurugram (Gurgaon) trip builder app .

Shimla to Gurugram (Gurgaon) is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and subway. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Gurugram (Gurgaon) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Gurugram (Gurgaon)

Museums
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Museo Camera ©
Museo Camera

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 26th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal.

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Traveling by car from Gurugram (Gurgaon) to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and EleSafari. City Palace of Jaipur and General Amar Singh Kanota Museum & Library will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at Make Bike Trip, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur travel route planning app .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

1
night
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 30th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and then explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip planner.

Fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Udaipur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

3
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.
Get outdoors at Kovalam Beach and Hawa Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samudra Beach, and admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Udaipur to Kovalam in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Udaipur in October: highs in Kovalam hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Adimalathura Beach ©
Adimalathura Beach

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