31 days in Eastern India & New Delhi Itinerary

31 days in Eastern India & New Delhi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

31 days in Eastern India & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Puri
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
New Delhi
— 9 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Montreal

4
nights
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.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, make a trip to BBD Bagh, get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and snap pictures at Howrah Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) driving holiday planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Montreal to Kolkata (Calcutta). In November, Kolkata (Calcutta) is much hotter than Montreal - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

3
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bhubaneswar: Cuttack (Dhabaleswar Island & Paradeep Beach). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapilesvara Temple, steep yourself in history at Udayagiri Pilgrimage, and admire the striking features of Shree Ram Mandir.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bhubaneswar trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Bhubaneswar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Puri.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cuttack, Harishankar
Highlights from your plan
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©

3
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puri: Konark (Amareswara Shrine, Vishnu Temple, & more) and Mangalajodi (in Khurda). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple, kick back and relax at Puri Beach, contemplate the long history of Bedi Hanuman Temple, and stroll through Balighai Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puri trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Bhubaneswar to Puri by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. November in Puri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Konark, Mangalajodi
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Puri to Pelling in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Puri in November since evenings lows in Pelling dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Tonglu in Singalila National Park (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Samthar Plateau, take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, and get great views at Ahal Dara View Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Darjeeling takes 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tonglu
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Tonglu ©
Tonglu

4
nights
Gangtok

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.
Go for a jaunt from Gangtok to Ravangla to see Doling Gompa about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and deepen your understanding at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Doling Gompa, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

9
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Explore New Delhi's surroundings by going to Gurugram (Gurgaon) (Vintage Camera Museum by APPOINTMENT ONLY & DLF Cyber Hub). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Delhi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to New Delhi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Gurugram (Gurgaon)
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

Similar Plans

60 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Asia, South Pacific, United States & Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Thailand & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Thailand & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Thailand, New Delhi & Mumbai BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in New Delhi SEE PLAN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in New Delhi SEE PLAN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in North India & Chandigarh BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in New Delhi, Jaipur & Auckland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Rajasthan, Mathura & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Mathura & Vrindavan BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans