10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
2
Thekkady
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
4
Manali
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Dhaka City

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) and then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) day trip site .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 13th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, stop by Kerala Crafts, and then get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Thekkady in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts
Tropical Chocolate Factory ©
Tropical Chocolate Factory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the different shops at Oberon Mall, view the masterpieces at Kerala Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Indian Industries, then view the masterpieces at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Manali takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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night
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 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in New Delhi are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Agra Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Shahin Arts, and then look for gifts at Marble Handicrafts Agra.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Agra tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra

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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 20th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy, and finally stop by Anokhi Clothing Store.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur online trip planner .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Jaipur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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