56 days in India & Dubai Itinerary

56 days in India & Dubai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 6 nights
2
Mararikulam, India
— 4 nights
3
Guruvayur, India
— 4 nights
4
Havelock Island, India
— 2 nights
5
Manali, India
— 5 nights
6
Sawai Madhopur, India
— 1 night
7
Agra, India
— 6 nights
8
Jaipur, India
— 7 nights
9
Udaipur, India
— 3 nights
10
Mumbai, India
— 5 nights
11
Goa, India
— 5 nights
12
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights

6
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Family-friendly places like Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kappil Beach (in Varkala Town), Meenmutty Waterfalls (in Kallar) and Kovalam (Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town, Meenmutty Waterfalls
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

4
nights
Mararikulam, India

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Kerala Backwaters and Mararikulam Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Mararikulam: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (in Kumarakom) and Kottayam (Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, don't miss a visit to Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mararikulam attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Mararikulam takes 4.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Kottayam, Kerala, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

4
nights
Guruvayur, India

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
You've now added Chavakkad Beach to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Guruvayur Temple and Kauthuka Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guruvayur: Triprayar Sri Rama Temple (in Thriprayar), Thrissur (Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, &more) and Vazhachal Falls (in Athirappilly). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram and look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Camp Sanctuary.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Guruvayur vacation site.

Getting from Mararikulam to Guruvayur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thrissur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Vazhachal Falls
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Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple

2
nights
Havelock Island, India

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kids will enjoy Radhanagar Beach and Mangrove Forest. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with Captain Hook’s.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Havelock Island online day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Guruvayur to Havelock Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Captain Hook’s ©
Captain Hook’s
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Manali, India

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Gulaba has been added to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Beas River and Bhrigu Lake. When in Manali, make a side trip to see Chanderkhani Pass in Naggar, approximately Naggar away. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, and explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus from Havelock Island to Manali in 108 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Sawai Madhopur.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Naggar, Rohtang Pass
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

1
night
Sawai Madhopur, India

Sawai Madhopur ©
A trip to Sawai Madhopur offers a range of exciting options, including a safari ride through a vast national park--home to the world's largest tigers--and access to a World Heritage-listed hill fort.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and then explore the activities along Malik Talao. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganesh Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Padam Talab.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sawai Madhopur trip planner.

Getting from Manali to Sawai Madhopur by combination of flight and train takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Agra.

Things to do in Sawai Madhopur

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve ©
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ganesh Temple ©
Ganesh Temple
Padam Talab ©
Padam Talab

6
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You've now added Taj Mahal to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Agra Fort and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Agra: Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur) and Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri (in Fatehpur Sikri). Spend the 1st (Fri) on the rails with a train tour. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and stroll around Mehtab Bagh.

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Take a train from Sawai Madhopur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Keoladeo National Park, Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 4:
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

7
nights
Jaipur, India

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 appreciate attractions like Amber Palace and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, look for all kinds of wild species at Elejungle, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Walking tours
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Amber Palace
Amber Palace

3
nights
Udaipur, India

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Bring the kids along to City Palace of Udaipur and Jagdish Temple. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Udaipur online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Udaipur

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

5
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Family-friendly places like Marine Drive and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum will thrill your kids. Step out of Mumbai with an excursion to Nerul Balaji Temple in Navi Mumbai--about 44 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at KidZania Mumbai. There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Udaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Udaipur in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mumbai, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Nerul Balaji Temple
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KidZania Mumbai ©
KidZania Mumbai
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Food Tours

5
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Family-friendly places like Agonda Beach and Palolem Beach will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Arambol Beach, stroll through Cavelossim Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda, and admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Goa online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Mumbai to Goa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in March, you will find days in Goa are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach

3
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
On the 26th (Tue), make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, then enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sharjah Aquarium. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Dubai trip planner.

You can fly from Goa to Dubai in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Goa to Dubai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goa in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dubai, with lows of 24°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sharjah Aquarium
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

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