45 days in Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

45 days in Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

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Mahabalipuram, India
— 2 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 1 night
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Kodaikanal, India
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Coimbatore, Fly to Gwalior, Train to Agra
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Agra, India
— 3 nights
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Train to Gwalior Jn., Fly to Kochi, Taxi to Thekkady
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Thekkady, India
— 3 nights
Taxi to Kochi, Fly to New Delhi
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New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
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Varkala Town, India
— 2 nights
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Drive to Trivandrum International Airport, Fly to Brussels Airport, Drive to Bruges
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Madurai Airport, Drive to Kodaikanal
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Kodaikanal, India
— 3 nights
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Kodaikanal, India
— 2 nights
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Drive to Madurai Airport, Fly to Pulkovo Airport, Drive to Vyborg
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Vyborg, Russia
— 4 nights
Drive to Pulkovo Airport, Fly to Leh
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Leh, India
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jaipur, India
— 3 nights
Fly to McCarran International Airport, Drive to Death Valley National Park
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Death Valley National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive to McCarran International Airport, Fly to Udaipur
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Udaipur, India
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Mahabalipuram, India — 2 nights

Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE. The structures showcase the decoration and form of early Dravidian architecture, and their distinctive designs, striking coloration, and scale still create an evocative atmosphere when studied closely and when seen as a whole.
Monuments at Mahabalipuram has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, and delve into the distant past at Krishna Mandapam.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mahabalipuram day trip planning site.

Mumbai to Mahabalipuram is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will leave for Ooty (Udhagamandalam) on the 21st (Sat).
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India — 1 night

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
You've now added Western Catchment to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Western Catchment, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Mahabalipuram to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Mahabalipuram in September, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kodaikanal.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Kodaikanal, India — 2 nights

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, explore the striking landscape at Dolphin's Nose, and then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in September: high temperatures in Kodaikanal hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Agra.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Agra, India — 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Explore Agra's surroundings by going to Vrindavan (ISKCON Vrindavan & Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham) and Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Taj Mahal, stroll around Mehtab Bagh, admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

Start your trip to Agra by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kodaikanal to Agra by combination of taxi, flight, and train takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Thekkady.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Thekkady, India — 3 nights

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for parks, nature, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, and stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady day trip website.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Thekkady takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to New Delhi.
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

New Delhi, India — 2 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.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then don't miss a visit to India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Red Fort and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to New Delhi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Varkala Town.
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Varkala Town, India — 2 nights

A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Varkala Beach. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Janardhana Swami Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varkala Beach, and finally stop by The Art of India. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and then kick back and relax at Kappil Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Varkala Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Varkala Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from New Delhi in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Varkala Town: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bruges.
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Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Bruges, Belgium — 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan to your itinerary. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Gravensteen (in Ghent). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, make a trip to The Markt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Varkala Town to Bruges. The time zone difference when traveling from Varkala Town to Bruges is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Varkala Town in October, expect Bruges to be colder, temps between 18°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Kodaikanal.
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Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:

Kodaikanal, India — 3 nights

Princess of Hill Stations

Explore Kodaikanal further: make a trip to Poombarai Village View, get great views at Pillar Rocks, take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kodaikanal vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bruges to Kodaikanal. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to India Standard Time is 4.5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bruges in October; daily highs in Kodaikanal reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kodaikanal.
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Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:

Kodaikanal, India — 2 nights

Princess of Hill Stations

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Bear Shola Falls, then admire the sheer force of Vattakanal Waterfalls, then look for gifts at Danish Display, and finally admire the sheer force of Silver Cascade Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple), then take some stellar pictures from Moir Point, and then stroll around Chettiar Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal online holiday planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vyborg.
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Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

Vyborg, Russia — 4 nights

Vyborg, a town and the administrative center of Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, lies on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Vyborg Bay, 130km to the northwest of St. Your day by day itinerary now includes Byurger Estate. Venture out of the city with trips to Norway Park Orekh (in Orekhovo) and Korela Fortress Museum (in Priozersk). There's still lots to do: get lost in a book at Alvar Aalto Library, don't miss a visit to Monument to Elk, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Torkel Knutsson, and steep yourself in history at Historical-Cultural Center Varyazhskiy Dvor.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vyborg online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Kodaikanal to Vyborg with the Route module. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.
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Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

Leh, India — 2 nights

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 21st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and finally see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa and then take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leh journey planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vyborg to Leh. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Vyborg to Leh due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Jaipur.
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Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

Jaipur, India — 3 nights

Pink City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the striking features of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then steep yourself in history at Jal Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip site.

Fly from Leh to Jaipur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Jaipur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:

Death Valley National Park, United States — 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park journey site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jaipur to Death Valley National Park. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jaipur in October; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Udaipur.
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Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:

Udaipur, India — 3 nights

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Get out of town with these interesting Udaipur side-trips: Ranakpur Jain Temple (in Sadri) and Kumbhalgarh Fort (in Kumbhalgarh). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ekling Ji Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sahelion Ki Bari.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Udaipur tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Death Valley National Park to Udaipur with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13.5 hours traveling from Death Valley National Park to Udaipur. In October, Udaipur is somewhat warmer than Death Valley National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
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Kerala travel guide

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Beaches · Bodies of Water · Sacred & Religious Sites
God's Own Country
The south Indian state of Kerala stretches in a narrow sliver of land along the coast, rich in cultural heritage and natural attractions. A trip to Kerala takes you to a tropical paradise of sandy beaches and swathes of coconut groves. Considered one of the most literate states in India, Kerala is also a religiously diverse region, where Hindu temples stand next to Islamic mosques, and Christian churches rub shoulders with Jewish synagogues. Numerous wilderness areas dot this relatively small region, ensuring plenty of opportunities to spot rare birds, wild elephants, and the occasional tiger.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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