60 days in India Itinerary

60 days in India Itinerary

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60 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Goa
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
7
Indore
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Mumbai
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
9
Udaipur
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
10
Jaipur
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Agra
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
12
Khajuraho
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
13
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

5
nights
New Delhi

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.
Head to The Great India Place and Select Citywalkfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hauz Khas Village and Akshardham. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: DLF Mall Of India (in Noida) and Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodhi Garden, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In August in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Hidimba Devi Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rohtang Pass and Naggar Castle. Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Kullu (Hot Water Spring & Gauri Shankar Temple). There's much more to do: get great views at Gulaba, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kullu, Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tashiding Monastery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Japanese Peace Pagoda and Kanchenjunga Mountain. Change things up with a short trip to Sangacholing Monastery in Pelling (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, look for gifts at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, and don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop.

Plan trip to Darjeeling with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Darjeeling in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Sangacholing Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MG Marg and Nathula Pass. Head to Golden Tips and Golden Tips Tea Shopfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, gain insight at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip builder site .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Shopping Nature
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Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Himalayan Zoological Park
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Park Street and Victoria Memorial Hall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eden Gardens and Mother House. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Quest Mall, take in the views from Howrah Bridge, stop by Sunshine, and stroll the grounds of South Park Street Cemetery.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Park Street ©
Park Street
Quest Mall ©
Quest Mall
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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.
Old Goa and Fontainhas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mandrem Beach and Utorda Beach. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Sheek Emporium, kick back and relax at Morjim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sinquerim Beach, and stop by Shamrock Jewellers.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Goa trip planning website .

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, you will find days in Goa are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Indore.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Old Goa ©
Old Goa
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, then buy something for everyone on your list at Treasure Island Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at Next Treasure Island, and finally hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at C21 Malls and then don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Indore day trip site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Indore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Indore, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Indore

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Treasure Island Mall ©
Treasure Island Mall

6
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Charagh Din Shirts and Satguru's Arts. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nariman Point and Colaba. Take a break from Mumbai with a short trip to Nagaon Beach in Alibaug, about 9h 30 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, browse the different shops at Phoenix Marketcity, and take a stroll through Dharavi.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mumbai day trip planner.

You can fly from Indore to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Indore in September since evenings lows in Mumbai dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nagaon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Colaba ©
Colaba
Charagh Din Shirts ©
Charagh Din Shirts

6
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ekling Ji Temple and Little Armani. Get a sense of the local culture at City Palace of Udaipur and Shilpgram. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Gothwal Art, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ShreenathJi Temple, and appreciate the history behind Chetak Smarak.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Udaipur travel route planning tool .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Udaipur. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Shopping Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

7
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.
Do your shopping at New Maharaja Gem Palace and Royal Spices And Tea. Discover out-of-the-way places like Heritage Textiles and Akee International. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, stop by Anokhi Clothing Store, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, and get great views at Nahargarh Fort.

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

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

6
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Gem Jewellery and Handicraft Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Agra Fort and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, steep yourself in history at Shah Burj, don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, and view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Agra day trip planner.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

3
nights
Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kandariya Mahadev Temple and Lakshmana Temple. Head to Karan Jewellers and Kuberfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho, admire the striking features of Adinath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Devi Jagdamba Temple, and get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Khajuraho online itinerary builder .

You can fly from Agra to Khajuraho in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba Temple
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Vaman Temple ©
Vaman Temple

2
nights
Varanasi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Baba Black Sheep, make a trip to Assi Ghat, and then stop by Gupta International.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Varanasi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Khajuraho to Varanasi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Bed Silk & Pashmina ©
The Bed Silk & Pashmina
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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