30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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30 days in India Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Leh
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Manali
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Munnar
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
10
Goa
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
11
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 45​min
End: New York City


2
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila), steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lodi Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi online route planner .

New York City, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to New Delhi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in New Delhi are much hotter (102°F), and nights are a bit warmer (81°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra sightseeing planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 104°F in June, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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

1
night
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.
To find out how to plan a trip to Jaipur, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Jaipur sees daily highs of 104°F and lows of 82°F at night. You'll set off for Udaipur on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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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 (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Udaipur road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Nature Parks
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

5
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh road trip planner .

Getting from Udaipur to Leh by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, and explore the activities along Beas River.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Van Vihar National Park, Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

2
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.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel route planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Manali to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

4
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, explore the activities along Kundala Dam Lake, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sightseeing website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, explore the ancient world of Fort Aguada, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Goa in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Goa are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Colaba, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowpatty Beach, wander the streets of Nariman Point, then don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

Make your Mumbai itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Goa to Mumbai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Neighborhoods Tours
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Food Tours
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

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