15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
3
Lachung
— 2 nights
4
Namchi
— 1 night
5
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
6
Guwahati
— 1 night
7
Shillong
— 2 nights
8
Silchar
— 1 night
9
Aizawl
— 1 night

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tonglu, get engrossed in the history at Vivekananda Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pareshnath Jain Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parashnath Jain Temple, then engage your brain at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, and finally admire the striking features of St. John's Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gangtok.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tonglu
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Museum ©
Vivekananda Museum
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Pareshnath Jain Temple ©
Pareshnath Jain Temple

2
nights
Gangtok

Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): visit MG Marg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Namchi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lachung to Namchi in 5.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Namchi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

2
nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, stroll through Lamahatta, stroll through Tinchuley Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhirdham Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Rink Mall, explore the world behind art at Himalayan Tibet Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Himalaya Gears, then see the interesting displays at Everest Museum, then deepen your understanding at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Darjeeling trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Darjeeling takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Himalayan Tibet Museum ©
Himalayan Tibet Museum

1
night
Guwahati

A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhimeswar Dham, identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, browse for treasures at Hurgen Souvenirs And Tourist Shop, then explore the activities along Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Treasured Wheels, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Uzan Bazar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple, and finally view the masterpieces at The Maati Centre.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati day trip tool.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Guwahati in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January in Guwahati, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bhimeswar Dham
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ever Living Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shillong visit planner.

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Silchar.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Air Force Museum ©
Air Force Museum
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

1
night
Silchar

Silchar ©
Silchar is the headquarters of Cachar district in the state of Assam in India. On the 27th (Wed), take in the architecture and design of National Institute of Technology, Silchar, steep yourself in history at Kachari Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kancha Kanti Devi Mandir, walk around Children's Park, then browse the different shops at Goldighi Municipal Mall, and finally snap pictures at Namdang Bridge (Namdang Xaku).

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Silchar trip maker site.

You can drive from Shillong to Silchar in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Silchar

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Namdang Bridge (Namdang Xaku)
Highlights from your plan
Children's Park ©
Children's Park
Goldighi Municipal Mall ©
Goldighi Municipal Mall
National Institute of Technology, Silchar ©

1
night
Aizawl

Aizawl ©
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. On the 28th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Mizoram State Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Solomon's Temple, make a trip to Tomb of Vanhimailian, look for all kinds of wild species at Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durtlang Hills, and finally make a trip to K.V.Paradise.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aizawl trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Silchar to Aizawl in 6 hours. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Aizawl

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vantawang Falls ©
Vantawang Falls
Mizoram State Museum ©
Mizoram State Museum
Solomon's Temple ©
Solomon's Temple

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