40 days in India Itinerary

40 days in India Itinerary

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40 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Agartala
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Aizawl
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
3
Imphal
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kohima
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Tezpur
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
6
Tawang
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
8
Guwahati
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Shillong
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cherrapunjee
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Ahmedabad

4
nights
Agartala

Agartala ©
Agartala is the capital of Indian state of Tripura and also is the second largest city in North-east India after Guwahati, both in municipal area and population. Get out of town with these interesting Agartala side-trips: Tripurasundari Temple (in Gomati District) and Bhuvaneswari Temple (in Udaipur). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ujjayanta Palace, walk around Heritage Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamaleswari Temple, and explore the striking landscape at Unakoti.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Agartala trip planner.

Ahmedabad to Agartala is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in November: highs in Agartala hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Agartala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bhuvaneswari Temple, Tripurasundari Temple
Highlights from your plan
Ujjayanta Palace ©
Ujjayanta Palace
Tripurasundari Temple ©
Tripurasundari Temple
Unakoti ©
Unakoti

2
nights
Aizawl

Aizawl ©
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Aizawl is known for nature, museums, historic sites, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Solomon's Temple, make a splash at Infinite Ainawn Park, get engrossed in the history at Mizoram State Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aizawl planning site .

You can drive from Agartala to Aizawl in 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Imphal.

Things to do in Aizawl

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Infinite Ainawn Park ©
Infinite Ainawn Park
Solomon's Temple ©
Solomon's Temple
Mizoram State Museum ©
Mizoram State Museum

4
nights
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Imphal is known for historic sites, nature, museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Loktak Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Imphal, Sri Sri Radha Krishnacandra Temple, steep yourself in history at Kangla Fort, and explore the world behind art at RKCS Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Imphal online road trip planner .

Getting from Aizawl to Imphal by car takes about 13.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Loktak Lake ©
Loktak Lake
Kangla Fort ©
Kangla Fort
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery

3
nights
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Change things up with a short trip to Khonoma Village in Khonoma (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Kohima War Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at Japfu Peak, make a trip to Naga Heritage Village, and ponder the world of politics at Old Secretariat.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kohima trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Imphal to Kohima takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Tezpur.

Things to do in Kohima

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dzükou Valley, Khonoma Village
Highlights from your plan
Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village

1
night
Tezpur

Tezpur ©
Tezpur is a city and Urban Agglomeration and the administrative headquarters and municipal board of Sonitpur district in the state of Assam in northeastern India. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Dhekiajuli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabhairab Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairabi Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Agnigarh Hill, and finally walk around Chitralekha Udyan. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Bamuni Hills, take in the views from Kalia Bhomora Setu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketakeshwar Dewal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakshya Devalaya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nag-Sankar Temple.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tezpur road trip planner.

You can drive from Kohima to Tezpur in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Tezpur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mahabhairab Temple ©
Mahabhairab Temple
Agnigarh Hill ©
Agnigarh Hill
Chitralekha Udyan ©
Chitralekha Udyan

4
nights
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
Tawang is known for nature, historic sites, trails, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bum La Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Geshila Peak, contemplate the long history of Jaswant Garh War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass.

Find out how to plan Tawang trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Tezpur to Tawang in 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bomdila.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery

1
night
Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chilipam Monastery, examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bomdila Monastery, and finally get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bomdila trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tawang to Bomdila takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Bomdila

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

4
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Change things up with these side-trips from Guwahati: Nameri National Park (in Nameri National Park) and Hayagriva Madhava Temple (in Hajo). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, explore the activities along Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bomdila to Guwahati takes 8.5 hours. In December in Guwahati, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hayagriva Madhava Temple, Nameri National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, explore the fascinating underground world of Mawjymbuin Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, and identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

5
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Cherrapunjee is known for nature, wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, and walk around Eco Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cherrapunjee route planner .

Getting from Shillong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Arwah Lumshyna Tourist Cave
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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