53 days in India Itinerary

53 days in India Itinerary

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1
New Delhi
— 7 nights
2
Mumbai
— 8 nights
3
Bengaluru
— 8 nights
4
Chennai
— 7 nights
5
Hyderabad
— 6 nights
6
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 7 nights
7
Goa
— 9 nights

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and ISKCON Temple Delhi. Explore hidden gems such as Heritage Transport Museum and Shipra Mall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: Noida (The Great India Place & DLF Mall Of India) and Gurgaon Central Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at DLF Promenade Mall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at National Gandhi Museum, and wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online trip itinerary builder.

Lucknow to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in New Delhi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Noida, Shipra Mall, Gurgaon Central Mall, Heritage Transport Museum
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Heritage Transport Museum ©
Heritage Transport Museum
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Rajpath ©
Rajpath

8
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nariman Point and Colaba. Do your shopping at Inorbit Mall Vashi and Charagh Din Shirts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mumbai: Miniature World Museum (in Lonavala), Bhaja Caves (in Khandala) and Navi Mumbai (Kharghar Hills, Sree Narayana Mandira Samiti, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babulnath Temple, kick back and relax at Juhu Beach, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Kanheri Caves.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Mumbai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in July, you will find days in Mumbai are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Navi Mumbai, Lonavala, Tungareshwar Temple
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Babulnath Temple ©
Babulnath Temple
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica

8
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Visiting Skydiving and Nandi Hills will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and Dodda Ganapathi Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Savandurga in Dabguli (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Commercial Street, visit Basavanagudi, learn about all things military at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru vacation builder website.

You can fly from Mumbai to Bengaluru in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Bengaluru. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Savandurga, Nandi Hills
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Dodda Ganapathi Temple ©
Dodda Ganapathi Temple
Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple ©
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple ©
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple

7
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Vadapalani Murugan Temple and Kapaleeshwarar Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kalikambal Temple and Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu), Kanchipuram (Mount Carmel Church, Somanaadheeswarar Temple, &more) and India Seashell Museum (in Mahabalipuram). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, shop like a local with T Nagar, Ranganathan Street, examine the collection at Live Art Museum, and kick back and relax at Elliot's Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai journey maker tool.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Chennai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in August; daily highs in Chennai reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kanchipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum, Kolavizhi Amman Temple, India Seashell Museum
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Vadapalani Murugan Temple ©
Vadapalani Murugan Temple
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church

6
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Shop till you drop at Inorbit Mall and Krishna Jewellers Pearls & Gems. Puri Jagannath Temple and Chilkur Balaji Temple will appeal to history buffs. When in Hyderabad, make a side trip to see Shilparamam in Tirupati, approximately Tirupati away. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at KBR National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mecca Masjid, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort, and explore the striking landscape of Jalagam Vengal Rao Park.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hyderabad road trip planning website.

You can fly from Chennai to Hyderabad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in August: highs in Hyderabad hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Secunderabad, Shilparamam
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Puri Jagannath Temple ©
Puri Jagannath Temple
Chilkur Balaji Temple ©
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Mecca Masjid ©
Mecca Masjid

7
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Science City and Gallery Kolkata. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Park Street and Jorasanko Thakur Bari. Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) with an excursion to Belur Math in Belur--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Quest Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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Fly from Hyderabad to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Kolkata (Calcutta). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Belur Math
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Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Park Street ©
Park Street
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

9
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Explore hidden gems such as Vagator Beach and Utorda Beach. Chapora Fort and Mangeshi Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Majorda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mandrem Beach, and learn about all things military at Naval Aviation Museum.

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Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta), expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Goa, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Chapora Fort ©
Chapora Fort
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach

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