41 days in India Itinerary

41 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ranchi
— 1 night
2
Agartala
— 1 night
3
Aizawl
— 1 day
4
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
5
Imphal
— 1 night
6
Kohima
— 2 nights
7
Tawang
— 5 nights
8
Guwahati
— 1 night
9
Shillong
— 2 nights
10
Sohra
— 2 nights
11
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
12
Pelling
— 2 nights
13
Kalimpong
— 2 nights
14
Gangtok
— 3 nights
15
Bodh Gaya
— 2 nights
16
Lachung
— 3 nights

1
night
Ranchi

Ranchi ©
Ranchi sits on the Chota Nagpur Plateau, its elevation of 651 m (2,136 ft) giving it a relatively mild climate by the region's standards.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Panch Gagh Falls as well as Jonha Falls. On the 12th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Jonha Falls, thenstroll the grounds of Ranchi War Cemetery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Panch Gagh Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Hirni Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahari Mandir, and finally appreciate the history behind Swami Vivekanand Statue.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ranchi trip itinerary maker tool.

New Delhi to Ranchi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Ranchi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agartala.

Things to do in Ranchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Pahari Mandir ©
Pahari Mandir
Ranchi War Cemetery ©
Ranchi War Cemetery

1
night
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. On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Domboor Lake, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Dumboor Lake, and then stroll around Ravindra Kanan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Tripura Government Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Devtamura, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON, Math Chowmuhani.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Agartala online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ranchi to Agartala. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Agartala when traveling from Ranchi in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Agartala

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Devtamura
Highlights from your plan
Ravindra Kanan ©
Ravindra Kanan
Tripura Government Museum ©
Tripura Government Museum
Domboor Lake ©
Domboor Lake

1
day
Aizawl

Aizawl
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary and then make a trip to Phulpui Grave.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aizawl travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Agartala to Aizawl in 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Aizawl

Parks Wildlife

4
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Go for a jaunt from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Belur to see Belur Math about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and steep yourself in history at Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) visit site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aizawl to Kolkata (Calcutta). In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Imphal.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Belur Math
Highlights from your plan
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge
Belur Math ©
Belur Math

1
night
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the views at Imphal Valley, explore the world behind art at RKCS Art Gallery, thenmake a trip to Lord Sanamahi Temple, thenview the masterpieces at Three Mothers Art Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kombirei Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Imphal tour itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Imphal with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kombirei Garden ©
Kombirei Garden
Lord Sanamahi Temple ©
Lord Sanamahi Temple
RKCS Art Gallery ©
RKCS Art Gallery

2
nights
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get outside with Dzuleke, thenmake a trip to Khonoma Village, and then stroll the grounds of Kohima War Cemetery. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Japfu Peak, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Pulie Badze, and then pause for some photo ops at AZ Phizo Memorial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kohima trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Imphal to Kohima in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Kohima

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Khonoma Village
Highlights from your plan
Dzuleke ©
Dzuleke
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Khonoma Village ©
Khonoma Village

5
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, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass, contemplate the long history of Jaswant Garh War Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Regyaling Gompa, and take in the awesome beauty at Geshila Peak.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tawang journey planning website.

Drive from Kohima to Tawang in 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Madhuri Lake ©
Madhuri Lake

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, thencontemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Awe Rides, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery, thenview the masterpieces at The Maati Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Fancy Bazar.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Guwahati driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Tawang to Guwahati takes 13 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Umiam Lake, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Madina Masjid. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and then wander the streets of Police Bazar.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Shillong online trip builder.

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Shillong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, thenadmire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sohra travel planner.

You can drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls ©
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls

3
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Darjeeling visit planner.

Getting from Sohra to Darjeeling by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pelling trip app.

Drive from Darjeeling to Pelling in 3.5 hours. October in Pelling sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

2
nights
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
On the 11th (Sun), have fun and explore at Kalimpong Science Centre, don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and finally gain insight at Dr. Graham's Homes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durpin Dara Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kalimpong online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pelling to Kalimpong by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Durpin Dara Hill ©
Durpin Dara Hill

3
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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gangtok online road trip planner.

Drive from Kalimpong to Gangtok in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Flower Exhibition Centre ©
Flower Exhibition Centre
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

2
nights
Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metta Buddharam Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Busshin-ji Temple, thenadmire the striking features of Mahabodhi Temple, and finally make a trip to Bodhi Tree. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thai Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Great Buddha Statue, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Daijokyo Buddhist Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Bhutan Monastery.

Plan a trip to Bodh Gaya easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Gangtok to Bodh Gaya in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Bodh Gaya are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Busshin-ji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Bodhi Tree ©
Bodhi Tree
Great Buddha Statue ©
Great Buddha Statue

3
nights
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lachung: Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang (in Chuntang) and Chopta Valley (in Lachen). There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

You can plan Lachung trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Bodh Gaya to Lachung in 19.5 hours. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang, Chopta Valley
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

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