53 days in India Itinerary

53 days in India Itinerary

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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 41°C during the day and 31°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, Heritage Transport Museum, Shipra Mall, Gurgaon Central Mall
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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 Babulnath Temple. Do your shopping at Inorbit Mall Vashi and Charagh Din Shirts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mumbai: Bhaja Caves (in Khandala), Navi Mumbai (Kharghar Hills, Sree Narayana Mandira Samiti, &more) and Miniature World Museum (in Lonavala). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Colaba, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tungareshwar Temple, explore the fascinating underground world of Kanheri Caves, and get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mumbai road trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: highs in Mumbai hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°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 Savandurga will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Nandi Hills in Chikkaballapur (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Commercial Street, visit Basavanagudi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dodda Ganapathi Temple, and take in the exciting artwork at Cauvery Handicrafts.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Bengaluru takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bengaluru when traveling from Mumbai in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Nandi Hills, Savandurga
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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 Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Kanchipuram (Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple & Arulmigu sri Vilakoli Perumal Temple), DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and India Seashell Museum (in Mahabalipuram). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, admire the striking features of San Thome Church, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and kick back and relax at Elliot's Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chennai trip planner.

Fly from Bengaluru to Chennai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Chennai is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kanchipuram, Kolavizhi Amman Temple, DakshinaChitra Museum, 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 St. Mary's Basilica Catholic Church 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 Chilkur Balaji Temple, 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 36°C, while lows dip to 26°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 Birla Temple. Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) with an excursion to Belur Math in Belur--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the different shops at Quest Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, and contemplate the long history of Jorasanko Thakur Bari.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Hyderabad to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kolkata (Calcutta), with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to 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 Majorda Beach. Chapora Fort and Naval Aviation Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Utorda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mandrem Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangeshi Temple.

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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 34°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

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

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