16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kozhikode
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Goa
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
4
Shimla
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Kozhikode


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1
night
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hampi day trip planner .

Konni to Hampi is an approximately 16.5-hour car ride. In May, daily temperatures in Hampi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
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Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Dasara Dibba ©
Dasara Dibba

6
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Take a break from the city and head to Utorda Beach and Agonda Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Cola Beach and Morjim Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Palolem Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanta Durga Temple, and have fun at Milsim Goa.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Goa holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Goa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Hampi in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Goa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Cola Beach ©
Cola Beach

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Shanti Stupa and Likir Gompa will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alchi Choskor Monastery and Khardung La. Change things up with these side-trips from Leh: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). Spend the 27th (Sun) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery and stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Goa to Leh takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Leh

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khardung La, Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Shimla in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Van Vihar National Park.

To plan Manali vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Van Vihar National Park ©
Van Vihar National Park
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

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