21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
3
Chennai
— 2 nights
4
New Delhi
— 14 nights

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Kulture Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, then get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and finally make a trip to Marine Drive.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Mumbai are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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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.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then explore the galleries of Kashi Art Gallery, and finally make a trip to Jew Town. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, and finally get a new perspective on things with Keralayathra Tours and Travels.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning website.

You can fly from Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Keralayathra Tours and Travels ©
Keralayathra Tours and Travels
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of San Thome Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Fort St. George, browse the different shops at Express Avenue Mall, then stroll through Marina Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chennai planner.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Chennai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in August, expect nights in Chennai to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
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Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Humayun's Tomb and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like India Gate and Red Fort. Go for a jaunt from New Delhi to Gurugram (Gurgaon) to see Ambience Mall about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to New Delhi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Ambience Mall, Akshardham
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort
India Gate ©
India Gate

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