55 days in India Itinerary

55 days in India Itinerary

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55 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  5​h
1
Puri
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Shillong
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cherrapunjee
— 6 nights
Drive:  10​h
6
Zuluk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Aritar
— 6 nights
Drive:  18​h
8
Rajahmundry
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Visakhapatnam
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

6
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puri: Mangalajodi (in Khurda) and Konark (Chandrabhaga Beach, Konark Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Puri Beach, kick back and relax at Balighai Beach, wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chilika Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puri online vacation maker .

Mumbai to Puri is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Puri can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Konark, Mangalajodi
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple

7
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Get out of town with these interesting Bhubaneswar side-trips: Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary (in Bhitarkanika National Park) and Cuttack (Netaji Birth Place Museum, Dhabaleswar Island, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, stroll around Buddha Jayanti Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harishankar, and explore the striking landscape at Dhauli Giri Hills.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bhubaneswar trip planner .

Traveling by train from Puri to Bhubaneswar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Bhubaneswar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cuttack, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Harishankar
Highlights from your plan
Shree Ram Mandir ©
Shree Ram Mandir
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park

7
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.
Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) to go to Howrah and see Second Hooghly Bridge, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, take a stroll through Park Street, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and make a trip to Mother House.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Second Hooghly Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

6
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: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, make a trip to Shillong View Point, explore the activities along Ward's Lake, and examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shillong trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

6
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Step out of Cherrapunjee to go to Jowai and see Bophill Falls, which is approximately 1h 45 min away.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee attractions planner .

Drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Zuluk.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Explore Zuluk's surroundings by going to Gangtok (Menmecho Lake, Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, & more).

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zuluk day trip planning app .

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Zuluk in 17 hours. In September in Zuluk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Aritar.

Things to do in Zuluk

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gangtok
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

6
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Get out of town with these interesting Aritar side-trips: Gangtok (Himalayan Zoological Park, Banjhakri Water Falls, & more) and Lava Monastery (in Lava).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Aritar online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Zuluk to Aritar in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zuluk in September, with highs in Aritar at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rajahmundry.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gangtok, Teesta River, Lava Monastery, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Banjhakri Water Falls ©
Banjhakri Water Falls
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

5
nights
Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry ©
Rajahmundry is in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Get out of town with these interesting Rajahmundry side-trips: Bhimavaram (Sri Someswara Janardana Swamy Temple & Mavullamma Ammavari Temple), Dwaraka Tirumala Temple (in Dwaraka Tirumala) and Kakinada (Kakinada Beach & Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ainavilli Sidhi Vinayaka Temple, contemplate the long history of Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy Temple, take an unorthodox tour of Mandapalli - Mukteswaram, and don't miss a visit to Pushkar Ghat.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rajahmundry sightseeing site .

You can drive from Aritar to Rajahmundry in 35.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Rajahmundry

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bhimavaram, Draksharama, Kakinada, Amalapuram, Annavaram Devasthanam
Highlights from your plan
Kotipalli Someswara Temple ©
Kotipalli Someswara Temple
Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy Temple

7
nights
Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Go for a jaunt from Visakhapatnam to Simhachalam to see Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Simhachalam Temple, kick back and relax at Yarada Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rama Krishna Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Visakhapatnam trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Rajahmundry to Visakhapatnam takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kailasagiri ©
Kailasagiri
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Borra Caves ©
Borra Caves

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