52 days in India Itinerary

52 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 3 nights
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Khajuraho
— 2 nights
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Orchha
— 1 night
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Gwalior
— 3 nights
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Agra
— 1 night
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Jaipur
— 3 nights
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Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
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Jodhpur
— 2 nights
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Chittaurgarh
— 1 day
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Udaipur
— 3 nights
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Kumbhalgarh
— 1 day
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Ahmedabad
— 1 night
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Patan
— Few hours
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Ahmedabad
— Few hours
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Aurangabad
— 2 nights
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Goa
— 2 nights
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Badami
— 3 nights
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Bijapur
— 1 day
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Hampi
— 3 nights
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like ISKCON Vrindavan and Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Humayun's Tomb and Gandhi Smriti. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, visit Hauz Khas Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Delhi, and see the interesting displays at National Gandhi Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

Tashkent, Uzbekistan to New Delhi is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tashkent to New Delhi is 0.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Must see
ISKCON Vrindavan
4.7
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Historic Site
Rajpath
4.5
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Religious Site
Chhatarpur Temple
4.5

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Varanasi

Varanasi ©

Spiritual Capital of India

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New Vishwanath Temple and Sarnath. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sankat Mochan Temple and Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple). There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Reewa Ghat, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Standing Buddha, and don't miss a visit to Bhadaini Ghat.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Varanasi online travel route planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Varanasi

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Religious Site
Sarnath
4.1

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Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nandi Temple, steep yourself in history at Pratapeswar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Devi Jagdamba Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaunsat Yogini Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Dhubela Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Khajuraho trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Varanasi to Khajuraho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites · Museums
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Architectural Building
Devi Jagdamba Temple
4.7
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World heritage site
Khajuraho
4.9
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Religious Site
Nandi Temple
4.6

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Orchha

Orchha ©
A small market and farming town by the river, Orchha was once the capital of a powerful kingdom, and still shows as much in its historic sites.
On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Chhatris Cenotaphs and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Raja Mahal, steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Orchha trip planner.

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Orchha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
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Must see
Orchha Fort
4.4
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Must see
Jahangir Mahal
4.5
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Religious Site
Chaturbhuj Temple
4.4

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Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teli Ka Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Balaji Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanishchara Temple, then contemplate the long history of Suraj Kund, and then explore the ancient world of Gwalior Fort.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gwalior trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Orchha to Gwalior in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Gwalior, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, then examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum, and finally stop by Rajrani Souvenirs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soami Bagh, steep yourself in history at Chini Ka Rauza Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Diwan E Aam, then examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by train from Gwalior to Agra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

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Must see
Agra Fort
4.5
Must see
Taj Mahal
4.7
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Religious Site
Soami Bagh
4.8

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Jaipur

Jaipur

Pink City

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Govind Dev Ji Temple and Ganesh Pol Gateway. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amber Palace and Jal Mahal. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Gaitor Tumbas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
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Must see
Amber Palace
4.7
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Religious Site
Moti Dungari Temple
4.8

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Get some cultural insight at Jaisalmer War Museum and Surya Gate. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours and The Thar Heritage Museum. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, get great views at Vyas Chhatri, make a trip to Maharaja's Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Amar Sagar Jain Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jaisalmer day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Jaisalmer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

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World heritage site
Jaisalmer Fort
4.2
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Military Museum
Jaisalmer War Museum
4.7
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Historic Site
Maharaja's Palace
3.5

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Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©

Sun City

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.
On the 20th (Sun), stop by JG Art and Crafts. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, steep yourself in history at Phool Mahal, steep yourself in history at Loha Pol, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ganesh Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chamunda Mata Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jodhpur trip planner.

Drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Chittaurgarh.

Things to do in Jodhpur

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Must see
Mehrangarh Fort
4.7

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Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh ©
Sitting on the shores of the Berach River, the city of Chittaurgarh had a checkered history of ancient war against would-be invaders.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shyam Temple, take an in-depth tour of Fateh Praksah Palace Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Ratan Singh Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Satbis Deori Temple, then steep yourself in history at Samadhisvara Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Chittorgarh Fort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chittaurgarh driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Chittaurgarh takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Chittaurgarh

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Must see
Chittorgarh Fort
4.5
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Historic Walking Area
Ratan Singh Palace
4.1

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Udaipur

Udaipur ©

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bada Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrinathji Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Udaipur trip tool.

You can drive from Chittaurgarh to Udaipur in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kumbhalgarh.

Things to do in Udaipur

Side Trip

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Must see
Ekling Ji Temple
4.6
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Must see
Gothwal Art
4.9

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Kumbhalgarh

Kumbhalgarh ©
Although many Kumbhalgarh tours revolve around distinctive historical and cultural heritage, there are still plenty of things to do for those pursuing great outdoors, such as trekking and camping.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vedi Temple, then explore the world behind art at Ganga Govrdhan Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parshuram Mahadev Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Kumbhalgarh Fort.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kumbhalgarh tour planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kumbhalgarh can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Kumbhalgarh

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Religious Site
Parshuram Mahadev Temple
4.6
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World heritage site
Kumbhalgarh Fort
4.5
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Religious Site
Vedi Temple
4.6

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid, explore the ancient world of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Camp Hanuman Mandir, then get engrossed in the history at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ahmedabad using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kumbhalgarh to Ahmedabad in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kumbhalgarh in December, expect Ahmedabad to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Patan.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

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Patan

Patan ©
Patan, an ancient fortified town, was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Rani Ki vav.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Patan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Patan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Patan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Rani Ki vav
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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©

Manchester of India

Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): browse the different shops at Ahmedabad One Mall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ahmedabad trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Patan to Ahmedabad in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

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Shopping Mall
Ahmedabad One Mall
4.5

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Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©

City of Gates

A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and Daulatabad Fort. Ellora Caves and Bhadra Maruti will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Mughal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, steep yourself in history at Jama Masjid, and pause for some photo ops at Ramakrishna Mission Aurangabad.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad travel route planner.

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Aurangabad in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Ellora Caves
4.7

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mahalakshmi Temple and Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple. Popular historic sites such as Mount Mary Basilica and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus are in your itinerary. When in Mumbai, make a side trip to see Nerul Balaji Temple in Navi Mumbai, approximately Navi Mumbai away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get in on the family fun at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mumbai journey planner.

Fly from Aurangabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Aurangabad in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mumbai, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Mahalakshmi Temple
4.6
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Religious Site
Babulnath Temple
4.6

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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.
Church of St. Francis of Assissi and Church and Monastery of St Augustine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shanta Durga Temple and Palacio do Deao will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangeshi Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Church, kick back and relax at Benaulim Beach, and admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mumbai to Goa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in January since evenings lows in Goa dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Badami.

Things to do in Goa

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Religious Site
Shri Mahalasa Temple
4.6
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Religious Site
Shanta Durga Temple
4.6

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Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, steep yourself in history at Mallikarjuna Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virupaksha Temple, contemplate the long history of Badami Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhuthanatha Temple, and finally Head underground at Badami Cave Temples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangameshvara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Temple, then explore the ancient world of Ravana pahad, then delve into the distant past at Aihole, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Papanatha Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Badami road trip planning site.

You can drive from Goa to Badami in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bijapur.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Virupaksha Temple
4.5

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Bijapur

Bijapur ©
Bijapur, officially known as Vijayapur, is the district headquarters of Bijapur District of Karnataka state of India. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bara Kaman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamia Masjid, delve into the distant past at Gol Gumbaz, then appreciate the history behind Fort Bijapur, and finally steep yourself in history at Sath Kabar.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bijapur road trip planning app.

Drive from Badami to Bijapur in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Bijapur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ruin
Gol Gumbaz
4.6
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Ruin
Bara Kaman
4.0
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Religious Site
Jamia Masjid
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Group of Monuments at Hampi and Purandaradasa Mantapa. Popular historic sites such as Vitthala Temple and Achyutaraya Temple are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, explore the ancient world of Octagonal Bath, browse the exhibits of Akash Art Gallery & Bookshop, and contemplate the long history of Monolithic Bull.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hampi online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bijapur to Hampi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Hampi can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Vitthala Temple
4.8
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Architectural Building
Elephant Stables
4.4

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Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©

Cultural Capital of Karnataka

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 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru , contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himada Gopalswamy Temple, then explore the activities along Karanji Lake, and finally step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Mahabaleshwara Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Melkote Kalyani.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planning website.

Getting from Hampi to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Hampi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Mysuru (Mysore), with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
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Historic Site
Melkote Kalyani
4.4
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Castle
Mysuru Palace
4.5

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Madurai

Madurai ©

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Sri Ramana Mandiram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Madurai trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madurai by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in January; daily highs in Madurai reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Pazhamudhir Solai
4.4

2
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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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), make a trip to Kadamattom Chruch, contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, then soothe aching muscles at Praana Yoga Studio, and finally take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then visit Jew Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poornathrayesa Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Madurai to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madurai in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Edappally Church Complex
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Religious Site
Shiva Temple
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Neighborhood
Jew Town
3.4

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