44 days in The Netherlands & Mumbai Itinerary

44 days in The Netherlands & Mumbai Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 11 nights
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Deventer, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Valkenburg, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Mumbai, India
— 16 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 11 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (Sea Life Scheveningen, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more), Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Grote Markt, &more) and Scheveningen (Scheveningen Beach & museum Beelden aan Zee). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, meet the residents at ARTIS, and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planning tool.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In December, Amsterdam is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Deventer.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips

Deventer, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Deventer is a municipality and city in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Deventer: Pleisterplaats De Barkel (in Wierden), Pelmolen (in Rijssen) and Uitkijktoren Hulzenberg (in Beek Gem Montferland). There's lots more to do: make a trip to De Brink, soothe aching muscles at Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands, explore the different monuments and memorials at Holten Canadian War Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basiliek van de Heilige Kruisverheffing.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Deventer online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Deventer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Valkenburg.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Spas
Side Trips

Valkenburg, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm.
Get out of town with these interesting Valkenburg side-trips: Roermond (Het oude Kerkhof Roermond & Nationaal Indie-monument), St. Martinuskerk (in Venlo) and Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud (in Swalmen). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of MergelRijk, stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and stop by La casa del Habano.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valkenburg day trip website.

Traveling by car from Deventer to Valkenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eindhoven.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands — 6 nights

Eindhoven is bursting with energy and is the perfect city to recharge during a day trip or staycation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Heusden Fortress (in Heusden), Den Bosch (St. John's Cathedral & Het Bossche Kwartier) and Tilburg (Natuurmuseum Brabant & Schrobbeler). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Bottle Distillery, get in on the family fun at Efteling, take an in-depth tour of Rijtuigenmuseum Valkenswaard, and head outdoors with Rat Verleghstadion.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Eindhoven tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Valkenburg to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Mumbai.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Side Trips

Mumbai, India — 16 nights

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Change things up with a short trip to Shirgaon Beach in Shirgaon (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, and take a stroll through Dharavi.

Before you visit Mumbai, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Eindhoven to Mumbai takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to India Standard Time (IST) is 4.5 hours. In January, Mumbai is much warmer than Eindhoven - with highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Side Trip

The Netherlands travel guide

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Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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