12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Udaipur
— Few hours
5
Jaipur
— 2 nights
6
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) online vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Kochi (Cochin), you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

2
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): head outdoors with Mandalpatti and then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kochi (Cochin) to Kodagu (Coorg) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
night
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mumbai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daytime highs in Mumbai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours
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Food Tours
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

few
hours
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Pichola and then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Udaipur trip planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Parks Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola

2
nights
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 5th (Thu): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Fort, and finally stop by Royal Spices And Tea. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Artgem, then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur road trip planning app .

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs and then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal.

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You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar, make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, then contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Delhi driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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