10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
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Thekkady
— 1 day
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
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Manali
— 1 day
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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) and then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planning site.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. May in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then stop by Kerala Crafts, and then look for gifts at Tropical Chocolate Factory.

To find out how to plan a trip to Thekkady, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Thekkady in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. 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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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the different shops at Oberon Mall, get engrossed in the history at Kerala Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, then browse for treasures at Indian Industries, then take in the exciting artwork at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) tour planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time 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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali visit planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Manali in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. 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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and then explore the historical opulence of Red Fort.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow 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 striking features of Agra Fort and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Agra Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Shahin Arts, and then look for gifts at Marble Handicrafts Agra.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra online trip itinerary maker.

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 travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Jitesh Arts, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gems Galaxy, and finally look for gifts at Anokhi Clothing Store.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jaipur trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Agra to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

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