33 days in India Itinerary

33 days in India Itinerary

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33 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Vadodara
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
2
Jaisalmer
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​h
3
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  20​h 15​min
4
Leh
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kargil
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
6
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  29​h
8
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
9
Puri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
Drive:  33​h 45​min
11
Karkala
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, step into the grandiose world of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, then examine the collection at Baroda Museum And Picture Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at EME Temple. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Baroda, Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundar Mandir Temple, browse the different shops at Inorbit Mall Vadodara, and then walk around Sayaji Baug.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vadodara tour itinerary maker site .

Bengaluru to Vadodara is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Vadodara

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Inorbit Mall Vadodara ©
Inorbit Mall Vadodara
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

4
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Jaisalmer is known for historic sites, wildlife, nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Gadsisar Sagar Lake, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rishabhadeva Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Vadodara to Jaisalmer in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, walk around Mehtab Bagh, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Jaisalmer to Agra takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
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.
Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, and delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Leh route planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kargil.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Kargil

Kargil ©
On the 6th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts, explore the activities along Karste River, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa).

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kargil online trip builder .

Drive from Leh to Kargil in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Kargil

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa) ©
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa)

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Change things up with a short trip to Rangla Punjab Haveli in Jalandhar (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, pause for some photo ops at Serai Amanat Khan, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amritsar route maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kargil to Amritsar. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Rangla Punjab Haveli
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 14th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Pelling in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. December in Pelling sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
On the 17th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Govardhan Peetham, kick back and relax at Balighai Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vimala Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Puri trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Puri in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pelling in December: high temperatures in Puri hover around 34°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Vimala Temple ©
Vimala Temple

2
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Nandankanan Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, then explore the striking landscape at Dhauli Giri Hills, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple.

Start your trip to Bhubaneswar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Puri to Bhubaneswar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Bhubaneswar are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Karkala.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts

1
night
Karkala

Karkala ©
Karkala is a town and the headquarters of Karkala taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Lawrence Shrine Minor Basilica, pause for some photo ops at Karkala Gomateshwara Statue, appreciate the history behind Chaturmukha Basadi, then contemplate the long history of Moodabidri, and finally pause for some photo ops at Bahubali Monolith.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Karkala trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bhubaneswar to Karkala. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bhubaneswar in December: high temperatures in Karkala hover around 38°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karkala

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Lawrence Shrine Minor Basilica ©
St. Lawrence Shrine Minor Basilica
Karkala Gomateshwara Statue ©
Karkala Gomateshwara Statue
Chaturmukha Basadi ©
Chaturmukha Basadi

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