22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  25 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
7
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
New Delhi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  22 h
End: Houston

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marari Beach (in Mararikulam), Thrissur (Shatrughna Temple & Kurumbakavu Temple) and Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur). There's much more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, get your game on at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

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Houston, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 24- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 11.5 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Kochi (Cochin). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thrissur, Marari Beach, Adi Shancharachaya Temple, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Gateway of India. On your second day here, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mumbai online itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of subway, taxi, and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mumbai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

1
night
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 70°F in Jodhpur. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Zipline

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 24th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Udaipur day trip planning tool.

Drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

3
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur holiday planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Jaipur sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip maker tool.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
Leh

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.
When in Leh, make a side trip to see Alchi Monastary in Alchi, approximately Alchi away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, steep yourself in history at Basgo gompa, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New Delhi travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Leh to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In November in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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