India 15-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 5 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to India.

Make the most of your 15 days in India with our itineraries, designed to give you a comprehensive experience across the subcontinent. If you'd like a combination of cities and landscapes, consider a trip like this best-of North India itinerary, where you'll visit significant sites like the Taj Mahal, ride through the hectic streets of Old Delhi, and enjoy a Bollywood spectacle in Mumbai. For those who prefer a slower pace, something similar to this South India odyssey will allow you to experience Kerala's quiet backwaters, Tamil Nadu's historic temples, and the French-influenced Pondicherry. If you'd prefer a trip focusing on food, consider an itinerary like this Indian culinary journey, where you'll taste the flavors of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, partake in hands-on cooking classes, and visit historic bazaars.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 15-day trips in India.

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South India Odyssey - 15 Days
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South India Odyssey - 15 Days

This two-week journey will take you on an epic odyssey through two of the most fascinating states of southern India. You'll be enchanted by the French flavors of Pondicherry and the grand temple complex at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, the lush natural world of Periyar and the traditional culture of the backwaters of Kerala. Discover why this laid-back part of the country is a traveler favorite.

Finish the trip with time to explore Goa's many golden-sand beaches
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Best of Karnataka & Goa - 15 Days

This exciting 15-day journey covers the best cultural attractions across two states in South India: Karnataka and Goa. The trip starts with a few days in cosmopolitan Bangalore before you hit the road with a private guide to visit ancient temples, forts, and palaces (spanning several dynasties)—as well as bustling markets and bazaars—as you make your way to Goa for beach time and Goan cuisine along the Arabian Sea.

Experience the history and beauty of India from Rajasthan to Varanasi
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Best of North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi, Rajasthan & Mumbai - 15 Days

With its vivid colors, glittering heritage, fascinating cities, and beautiful countryside from lush green oases to the Thar desert, North India is like nowhere else on earth. This 15-day trip will take you to some of the north's top destinations, including the palaces and temples of Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodphur, the Taj Mahal—the world's most famous monument to love—and one of the holiest cities in the world, Varanasi, before winding up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.

Kick off the trip with an afternoon in Gwalior Fort
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Delhi to Mumbai Culture Tour - 15 Days

This 15-day adventure travels across two central Indian states using various modes of transportation for those who like to be on the move. After a city tour in Delhi, you and a guide will head into Madhya Pardesh to visit a vast array of holy towns, bustling bazaars, and cultural treasures. From here, continue to the state of Maharashtra, where you'll take two day trips to UNESCO-listed cave complexes before ending in Mumbai for some urban action along the Arabian Sea.

Street food cooking in Rajasthan
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Culinary Tour of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan - 15 Days

Indian food is a global favorite, but as you'll discover on this tour, the country's culinary delights vary enormously by region, religion, and culture. On this culinary tour of North India, you'll sample the region's most iconic (and delicious) food. Starting with the best street food in Delhi, you'll travel east to try the distinct Dum Pukht method of cooking in Lucknow. In the desert state of Rajashtan, learn how the arid landscape has influenced cuisine. Along the way, you'll enjoy cooking classes and demos, meals with local hosts, and more.

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