11 days in Mumbai, Chennai & New Delhi Itinerary

11 days in Mumbai, Chennai & New Delhi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India holiday planner

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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Chennai
— 2 nights
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New Delhi
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Mumbai

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): wander the streets of Nariman Point, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and then head outdoors with Marine Drive. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation building, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, then take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and finally don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip builder site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In April in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Chennai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Neighborhoods · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Chennai

— 2 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 24th (Sat), kick back and relax at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, then admire the striking features of San Thome Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with T Nagar, Ranganathan Street, kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chennai trip planning app.

Getting from Mumbai to Chennai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. April in Chennai sees daily highs of 97°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New Delhi.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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New Delhi

— 6 nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort. Kids will appreciate attractions like Akshardham and Food Tours. Spend the 1st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at India Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), admire the striking features of Jama Masjid, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online trip maker.

Fly from Chennai to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in April, expect little chillier with lows of 71°F in New Delhi.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

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