46 days in India Itinerary

46 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Dhaka City
Drive:  7 h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Train:  8 h 30 min
2
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Train:  12 h 30 min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
5
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
6
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Bus:  6 h 30 min
8
Udaipur
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 45 min
9
Kutch
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
10
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
11
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
12
Hampi
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
13
Goa
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Dhaka City

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Belur Math. Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) to go to Howrah and see Second Hooghly Bridge, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, make a trip to Ankur Kala, see the interesting displays at Mother's Wax Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip website.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. In September in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Belur Math, Second Hooghly Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Walking tours
Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath ©
Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath

2
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Explore hidden gems such as Boat Tours & Water Sports and Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and make a trip to Sarnath.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Varanasi trip planner.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Saha Burj. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Agra: Dwarkadheesh Temple (in Fatehpur) and Fatehpur Sikri (Jodha Bai's Palace & Lotus Throne). There's lots more to do: admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Agra driving holiday website.

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fatehpur Sikri, Dwarkadheesh Temple
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Jodha Bai's Palace ©
Jodha Bai's Palace
Lotus Throne ©
Lotus Throne

3
nights
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rail Tours and Rajpath. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi journey builder app.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Rail Tours
Photography Tours
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

4
nights
Manali

Manali
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jogini Waterfall and International Roerich Memorial Trust. Get out of town with these interesting Manali side-trips: Gauri Shankar Temple (in Kullu) and Tripura Sundari Temple (in Naggar). And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa, take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Plan my day in Manali using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar, Gauri Shankar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nubra Valley and Matho Gompa. Explore Leh's surroundings by going to Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Druk Padma Karpo School (in Shey). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery, appreciate the views at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nubra Valley, Hemis Monastery, Druk Padma Karpo School
Highlights from your plan
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
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.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind and then experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple, thenidentify plant and animal life at Elefriend, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari, and finally stop by Satyam Silver.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur route planner.

You can fly from Leh to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend
Satyam Silver ©
Satyam Silver

1
night
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
On the 27th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Udaipur, view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, and then take in the pleasant sights at Ambrai Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur vacation site.

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in September, you will find days in Udaipur are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Udaipur

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Nature & Wildlife Tours
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

2
nights
Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Great Rann of Kutch and Purneshwar Temple. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, make a trip to Kandla Port, explore the fascinating underground world of Siyot Caves, and admire the masterpieces at Shrujan Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kutch travel route site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Udaipur to Kutch. In September, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kutch

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Siyot Caves ©
Siyot Caves
Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch
Tera Fort ©
Tera Fort

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kashi Art Gallery and Shiva Temple. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex, make a trip to Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple, wander the streets of Jew Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Antony's Shrine.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kutch to Kochi (Cochin). While traveling from Kutch, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

3
nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake, and then explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himada Gopalswamy Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in October, things will get slightly colder in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake
Sri Nandi Temple ©
Sri Nandi Temple

3
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vitthala Temple and Stone Doors. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yantrodharak Hanuman Temple, don't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba, and explore the striking landscape at Akka Tangi Gudda.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hampi trip maker.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hampi, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shanta Durga Temple and Mobor Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Cajetan's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalaxmi Temple, have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa holiday planning tool.

Drive from Hampi to Goa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Goa when traveling from Hampi in October, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
St. Cajetan's Church ©
St. Cajetan's Church

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