15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pendleton
Fly:  33​h
1
Leh
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
2
Agra
— 1 night
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Pendleton

1
night
Leh

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Likir Gompa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leh trip itinerary tool .

Pendleton, USA to Leh is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

1
night
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great, make a trip to Jawab Masjid, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and finally take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Agra trip maker .

Getting from Leh to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. October in Agra sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Tomb of Akbar the Great ©
Tomb of Akbar the Great
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham Temple, see the interesting displays at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, see the interesting displays at Jaipur Wax Museum, then stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, then admire the striking features of Khole Ke Hanuman JI Temple, Jaipur, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brihaspati Dham Mandir, explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, appreciate the history behind Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip maker app .

Getting from Agra to Jaipur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Balloon Rides
Moti Dungari Temple ©
Moti Dungari Temple
Khole Ke Hanuman JI Temple, 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 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neemach Mata Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bada Mahal, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then admire the landmark architecture of Fateh Prakash Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karni Mata, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tripura Sundari Temple.

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You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Udaipur, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Neemach Mata Temple ©
Neemach Mata Temple
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Spice Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pattumala Matha Church, take some stellar pictures from Parunthumpara, then look and learn at Green land spice garden, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Udaipur to Thekkady in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pattumala Matha Church, Parunthumpara
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Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden
Pattumala Matha Church ©
Pattumala Matha Church
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple

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.
On the 9th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreevaraham Temple Pond, and finally contemplate the long history of Beemapally Mosque.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Kovalam road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kovalam are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kovalam

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Beemapally Mosque ©
Beemapally Mosque
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sreevaraham Temple Pond ©
Sreevaraham Temple Pond

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gandhi Smriti and Rajpath. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) and ISKCON Temple Delhi. On the 12th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chhatarpur Temple, and wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planning site .

Getting from Kovalam to New Delhi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Kovalam in October, plan for a bit warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 93°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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