37 days in India Itinerary

37 days in India Itinerary

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37 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
1
Goa
— 8 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h 45 min
3
Mahabalipuram
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
4
Neil Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
5
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
6
Leh
— 9 nights
Fly + Taxi:  13 h 45 min
7
Darjeeling
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 15 min
8
Jaisalmer
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Bhuj
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

8
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Francis of Assissi and Shanta Durga Temple. Visit Mobor Beach and Cansaulim Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ozran Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Rita's Church, stroll through Arossim Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Goa trip itinerary builder site.

Mumbai to Goa is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Goa, with lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Goa

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ozran Beach ©
Ozran Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shantaleswara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Veeranarayana Temple, and then stop by Belavadi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakshmi Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basadi Halli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodandaramaswami Temple.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chikmagalur journey planner.

Getting from Goa to Chikmagalur by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Halebid, Lakshmi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shantaleswara Temple ©
Shantaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli
Lakshmi Devi Temple ©
Lakshmi Devi Temple

3
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Step out of the city life by going to Mahabalipuram Beach and Mahishasuramardini Cave. Get some cultural insight at India Seashell Museum and Raya Gopura. And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Mahabalipuram Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Srinithi Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mukunda Nayanar Temple, and explore the ancient world of Tiger Cave.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mahabalipuram journey builder website.

Getting from Chikmagalur to Mahabalipuram by combination of taxi, flight, and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mahabalipuram Beach ©
Mahabalipuram Beach
India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum
Mahabalipuram Lighthouse ©
Mahabalipuram Lighthouse

1
night
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Neil Island, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its green landscape and coral reefs.
On the 18th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ram Nagar Beach and then kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Neil Island journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mahabalipuram to Neil Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Sitapur Beach ©
Sitapur Beach

1
night
Havelock Island

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach and then stroll through Elephant Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Havelock Island vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

9
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hemis Monastery and Monastero Tak Thok. Popular historic sites such as Alchi Monastary and Takthok Monastery are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Kloster Hemis (in Hemis) and Konigspalast von Shey (in Shey). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, appreciate the views at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take a memorable drive along Tanglang La.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Leh tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Havelock Island to Leh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sakti, Hemis, Alchi Monastary, Konigspalast von Shey
Highlights from your plan
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

1
night
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 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery, go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Observatory Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, and finally identify plant and animal life at Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Himalayan Tibet Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then see the interesting displays at Everest Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Darjeeling driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Darjeeling in 14 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Desert Culture Centre & Museum and The Thar Heritage Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli and Tilon Ki Pol. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Mandir Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Sonee Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Jaisalmer Sunset Point, and look for gifts at Hari Om Jewellers.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Jaisalmer takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bhuj.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Thar Desert
Highlights from your plan
Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli ©
Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli
The Thar Heritage Museum ©
The Thar Heritage Museum
Mandir Palace ©
Mandir Palace

3
nights
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
Explore hidden gems such as Mandvi Beach and Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vasai Jain Temple and LLDC. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bhuj: Mandvi (Shipyards at Mandvi & Jain Temple). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kakkadbhit Yaksha, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bhujia Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Gorakhnath Temple, and see the interesting displays at Vande Mataram Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bhuj tour planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Bhuj takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Bhuj sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mandvi, Vasai Jain Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kakkadbhit Yaksha ©
Kakkadbhit Yaksha
Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach
Vande Matram Memorial ©
Vande Matram Memorial

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