16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  13​h 15​min
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Newcastle upon Tyne

3
days
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in nature's colorful creations at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi route planner

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New Delhi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to New Delhi. When traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in February, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Agra.

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

3
days
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kids will enjoy Keoladeo National Park and Dayal Bagh. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

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You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. February in Agra sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

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Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

3
days
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.
Kids will enjoy Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Amber Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience, take a peaceful walk through Grass Farm Nursery, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur journey planner

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Elefriend
Elefriend

3
days
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.
Attractions like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach make great kid-friendly stops. When in Kochi (Cochin), make a side trip to see St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal in Alappuzha, approximately 1 hour away. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Basilica, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online holiday maker

You can fly from Jaipur to Kochi (Cochin) in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Kochi (Cochin). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

2
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 9th (Fri), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Shri Chitra Art Gallery and then stroll through Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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