39 days in India Itinerary

39 days in India Itinerary

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39 days in India Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Varanasi
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Surat
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Mumbai
— 13 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Manchester

12
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.
Humayun's Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at India Gate and Bahai Lotus Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: Pacific Mall (in Sahibabad), Noida (DLF Mall Of India, The Great India Place, & more) and Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Jahanpanah City Forest, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dilli Haat, look for gifts at Meher Chand Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip app .

Manchester, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New Delhi is 5 hours. When traveling from Manchester in November, plan for much warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall, Pacific Mall
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

6
nights
Varanasi

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bharat Kala Bhavan and Sarnath. Do your shopping at Veave's Studio and Gupta International. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Ganges River, buy something for everyone on your list at IP Mall Sigra, stop by Varanasi Remembrances, and don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat.

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

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Varanasi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Varanasi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Surat.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Veave's Studio ©
Veave's Studio
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Ganges River
Ganges River

5
nights
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
We've included these beaches for you: Dumas Beach and Suvali Beach. Gayatri Mandir and Ganga Mata Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Surat: Dandi Beach (in Navsari), Tithal Beach (in Valsad) and Priyanka RCM store DAHEJ (in Dahej). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 7th (Fri) at Amaazia Water Park. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at VR Surat, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium, contemplate the waterfront views at Gopi Talav, and have some family-friendly fun at RUSH LaserTag.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Surat trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Surat takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Surat is a bit warmer than Varanasi - with highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bilimora, Dandi Beach, Priyanka RCM store DAHEJ, Tithal Beach, Suvali Beach
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Dumas Beach ©
Dumas Beach
Dandi Beach ©
Dandi Beach
Gayatri Mandir ©
Gayatri Mandir

13
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get some historical perspective at Shree Siddhivinayak and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. We've included these beaches for you: Chowpatty Beach and Juhu Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mumbai: Versoli Beach (in Alibaug), Goregaon (Oberoi Mall & Aarey Colony) and Varsoli Beach (in Raigad). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Marine Drive, choose your vessel at India Boats, browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, and stop by Bungalow Eight.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai trip maker app .

Take a train from Surat to Mumbai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Surat in December, expect nights in Mumbai to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inorbit Mall Vashi, Versoli Beach, SMART Eco Park
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

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