54 days in India, Spain & Chicago Itinerary

54 days in India, Spain & Chicago Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Delhi, India
— 9 nights
2
Chennai, India
— 11 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 11 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 12 nights
5
Chicago, United States
— 8 nights


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9
nights
New Delhi, India

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.
Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary in Jhajjar--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and admire the striking features of Jama Masjid.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip builder site.

Minneapolis, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 11.5 hours. In December, New Delhi is much hotter than Minneapolis - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

11
nights
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Explore Chennai's surroundings by going to Kanchi Mahaswami Satabdhi Mani Mandapam (in Kanchipuram), Mahabalipuram (Krishna Mandapam, Varaha Cave Temple, &more) and Tiruvallur (Sri Vadaranyeswarar Temple & Lord Veeraraghava Perumal Temple). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, don't miss a visit to Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, have some family-friendly fun at Kartwheel, and stop by Cane and Bamboo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chennai day trip site.

You can fly from New Delhi to Chennai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Chennai are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are much warmer (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Tiruvallur, Kanchi Mahaswami Satabdhi Mani Mandapam, Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple
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Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Mahishasuramardini Cave ©
Mahishasuramardini Cave

11
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Change things up with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Barcelona takes 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Barcelona. Traveling from Chennai in January, things will get cooler in Barcelona: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

12
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Segovia (Alcazar of Segovia, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, test your team's savvy at EXIT Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip site.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get little chillier in Madrid: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

8
nights
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Chicago holiday maker site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Chicago takes 12 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in February: high temperatures in Chicago hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, Chicago Botanic Garden
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Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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