46 days in India Itinerary

46 days in India Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
2
Varanasi
— 2 nights
3
Agra
— 2 nights
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
5
Manali
— 4 nights
6
Leh
— 5 nights
7
Jaipur
— 2 nights
8
Udaipur
— 1 night
9
Kutch
— 2 nights
10
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
11
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
12
Hampi
— 3 nights
13
Goa
— 5 nights

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Birla Industrial & Technological Museum. Explore Kolkata (Calcutta)'s surroundings by going to Second Hooghly Bridge (in Howrah) and Belur Math (in Belur). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, make a trip to Ankur Kala, explore the activities along Rabindra Sarovar, and look for gifts at Kumartuli.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip website.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Second Hooghly Bridge, Belur Math
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Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Walking tours
Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath ©
Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Boat Tours & Water Sports and Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Varanasi Remembrances, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Varanasi trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Varanasi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Walking tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

2
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Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Agra: Fatehpur Sikri (Jodha Bai's Palace & Lotus Throne) and Dwarkadheesh Temple (in Fatehpur). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Agra driving holiday website.

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Fatehpur Sikri, Dwarkadheesh Temple
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Photography Tours
Jodha Bai's Palace ©
Jodha Bai's Palace
Lotus Throne ©
Lotus Throne

3
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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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rail Tours and Hauz Khas Village. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi journey builder app.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites · Spas
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Rail Tours
Photography Tours
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

4
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Manali

Manali
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jogini Waterfall and International Roerich Memorial Trust. Get out of town with these interesting Manali side-trips: Tripura Sundari Temple (in Naggar) and Gauri Shankar Temple (in Kullu). And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa, take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Plan my day in Manali using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar, Gauri Shankar Temple
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Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust

5
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nubra Valley and Chemre Gompa Monastery. Step out of Leh to go to Hemis and see Hemis Monastery, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery, appreciate the views at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Druk Padma Karpo School, Nubra Valley, Hemis Monastery
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Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and finally stop by Satyam Silver.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur route planner.

You can fly from Leh to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend
Satyam Silver ©
Satyam Silver

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Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 27th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and then take in the pleasant sights at Ambrai Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur vacation site.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in September, you will find days in Udaipur are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Udaipur

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Nature & Wildlife Tours
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

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Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Great Rann of Kutch and Koteshwar Mahadev Temple. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Tera Fort, identify plant and animal life at Anchorwala Ahinsha Dham, make a trip to Kandla Port, and admire the masterpieces at Shrujan Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kutch travel route site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Udaipur to Kutch. In September, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kutch

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Siyot Caves ©
Siyot Caves
Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch
Tera Fort ©
Tera Fort

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kashi Art Gallery and Spas. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, make a trip to Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Antony's Shrine, and contemplate the long history of St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kutch to Kochi (Cochin). When traveling from Kutch in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
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Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, then contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake, and then explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himada Gopalswamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in October, things will get slightly colder in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake
Sri Nandi Temple ©
Sri Nandi 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vitthala Temple and Balakrishna Temple. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure, steep yourself in history at Octagonal Bath, and make a trip to Yantrodharak Hanuman Temple.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hampi trip planner.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in October: highs in Hampi hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shanta Durga Temple and St. Cajetan's Church. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mobor Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Mahalasa Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa holiday planning tool.

Drive from Hampi to Goa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Goa when traveling from Hampi in October, with lows around 29°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Goa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
St. Cajetan's Church ©
St. Cajetan's Church

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