42 days in India Itinerary

42 days in India Itinerary

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Amritsar
— 3 nights
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
3
Agra
— 1 night
4
Ranthambore National Park
— 2 nights
5
Udaipur
— 3 nights
6
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
7
Jaisalmer
— 4 nights
8
Jaipur
— 5 nights
9
Varanasi
— 2 nights
10
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
11
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
12
Munnar
— 2 nights
13
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
14
Hampi
— 2 nights
15
Goa
— 5 nights
16
Mumbai
— 1 night

3
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Durgiana Temple as well as Harmandir Sahib. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar day trip tool.

Manchester, UK to Amritsar is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time is 5.5 hours. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amritsar, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 5°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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.
You've now added Lotus Temple to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planner.

Fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amritsar in January, New Delhi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah as well as Fatehpur Sikri. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. On the next day, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal and then admire the striking features of Fatehpur Sikri.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Agra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fatehpur Sikri
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park ©
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then steep yourself in history at Ranthambore Fort.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ranthambore National Park trip maker tool.

You can drive from Agra to Ranthambore National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Ranthambore Fort
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve ©
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore Fort ©
Ranthambore Fort

3
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ranakpur Jain Temple as well as Dharohar Folk Dance. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Jagmandir, and explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Udaipur trip itinerary site.

Drive from Ranthambore National Park to Udaipur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. January in Udaipur sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Ranakpur Jain Temple
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ranakpur Jain Temple ©
Ranakpur Jain Temple

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the striking features of Walk to blueCity heritagetour, contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), contemplate the long history of Jaswant Thada, then admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur holiday planning app.

You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Jaisalmer on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Jaswant Thada ©
Jaswant Thada

4
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Spend the 30th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, stop by Desert Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shantinath Temple.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Jaisalmer trip maker tool.

Take a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples

5
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: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, see The Rustic Paths, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaipur online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

2
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Annapurna Devi Mandir, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Fountain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Varanasi attractions planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Varanasi are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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 8th (Mon), kick back and relax at Marari Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Kerala Folklore Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis and then look for gifts at Leens Export.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Kochi (Cochin) takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Varanasi in February: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:
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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

2
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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop and then contemplate the waterfront views at Alleppey Backwaters.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip planning app.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

2
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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.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and then get great views at Munnar Hill Station. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip builder site.

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then indulge in some culinary diversions at Gully Tours, and finally explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) holiday planner.

Drive from Munnar to Mysuru (Mysore) in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Munnar in February, things will get little chillier in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:
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Gully Tours ©
Gully Tours
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vitthala Temple, then make a trip to Dasara Dibba, then admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, and finally admire the striking features of Lotus Mahal. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Statue of Ugra Narsimha, explore the striking landscape at Matanga Hill, and then contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hampi tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train. In February, daytime highs in Hampi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
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Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, stroll through Benaulim Beach, look for gifts at Lucky Arts, and take a stroll through Old Goa.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Goa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hampi to Goa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Hampi in February, you will find days in Goa are little chillier (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 21:
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Himalayan Therapeutic Studio ©
Himalayan Therapeutic Studio
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

1
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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Elephanta Caves, Dhobi Ghat and Dharavi. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, take a stroll through Dharavi, then make a trip to Elephanta Caves, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

Plan trip to Mumbai with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Goa to Mumbai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Goa in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Mumbai, with highs around 37°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Dharavi ©
Dharavi

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