36 days in India Itinerary

36 days in India Itinerary

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Ahmedabad
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Mount Abu
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Jaipur
— 1 night
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Agra
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Leh
— 2 nights
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Rishikesh
— 1 night
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Manali
— 1 night
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Gangtok
— 1 night
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Darjeeling
— 1 night
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Goa
— 2 nights
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Hyderabad
— 2 nights
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Chennai
— 2 nights
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Thekkady
— 2 nights
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Munnar
— 2 nights
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
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Bengaluru
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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sardar Patel Statue as well as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Akshardham. Take a break from Ahmedabad with a short trip to Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary in Mehsana, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront, delve into the distant past at Ambapur Stepwell, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Shreyas Folk Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ahmedabad trip maker tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ahmedabad. In January, daily temperatures in Ahmedabad can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mount Abu.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary as well as Achalgarh Fort. On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, and then stop by Chacha Museum. On the next day, make a trip to Sunset Point, steep yourself in history at Achalgarh Fort, then don't miss a visit to Guru Shikhar, and finally stroll around Peace Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mount Abu route planner.

Drive from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mount Abu

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum ©
Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum
Achalgarh Fort ©
Achalgarh Fort

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Jaipur

Jaipur ©

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Jaipur online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mount Abu to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Jal Mahal ©
Jal Mahal

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You've now added Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Agra, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

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

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Monastery. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Nubra Valley, browse the eclectic array of goods at Leh Market, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gomang Stupa.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Leh vacation planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Hill ©
Magnetic Hill
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rishikesh travel planner.

Fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, then examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and finally explore the activities along Beas River. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Manali day trip site.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Gangtok.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Manali Sanctuary ©
Manali Sanctuary
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and then take a stroll through MG Marg. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Nathula, then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Gangtok day trip app.

Getting from Manali to Gangtok by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©

Queen of the Hills

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 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Tinchuley Village, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Chattakpur, make a trip to Roy Villa, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Darjeeling itinerary planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Darjeeling by car takes about 3.5 hours. January in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll get in some beach time at Chowpatty Beach and Juhu Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

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Getting from Darjeeling to Mumbai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Darjeeling in January, expect Mumbai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 26th (Tue), kick back and relax at Cavelossim Beach and then kick back and relax at Agonda Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Chapora Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Goa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Goa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mumbai in January since evenings lows in Goa dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Goa

Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach
Cavelossim Beach ©
Cavelossim Beach

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, then hunt for treasures at Laad Bazaar, and finally don't miss a visit to Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Golconda Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Charminar, and finally delve into the distant past at Divya Saketam.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hyderabad online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Hyderabad takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Goa in January, Hyderabad is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Highlights from your plan
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

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Chennai

Chennai ©

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, then visit Fort St. George, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Chennai route builder tool.

Fly from Hyderabad to Chennai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Chennai. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thekkady tour itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chennai to Thekkady in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©

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Munnar

Munnar ©

Southern Spice

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Tea Museum and then view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, then Head underground at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip builder site.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) online travel planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 7th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, and then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then stroll around Cubbon Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bengaluru trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Bengaluru takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in February, Bengaluru is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
Bangalore Palace ©
Bangalore Palace

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