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.
Hauz Khas Village and Gandhi Smriti are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Great India Place and Ambience Mall. Change things up with a short trip to DLF Mall Of India in Noida (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and admire the landmark architecture of Qutub Minar.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. July in New Delhi sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to 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 some cultural insight at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Manu Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rohtang Pass and Solang Nullah. Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Kullu (Hot Water Spring & Gauri Shankar Temple) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and take some stellar pictures from Gulaba.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manali day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kullu, Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Pemayangtse Monastery. Shop till you drop at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop and Chandulal's. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darjeeling: Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksom) and Sangacholing Monastery (in Pelling). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, relax in the rural setting at Happy Valley Tea Estate, make a trip to Batasia Loop, and take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Darjeeling visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Darjeeling in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Sangacholing Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at MG Marg and Nathula Pass. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ranka Monastery and Enchey Monastery. There's much more to do: make a trip to Hanuman Tok, deepen your understanding at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, look for gifts at Golden Tips, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gangtok itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Park Street and Victoria Memorial Hall. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Quest Mall and New Market. There's still lots to do: see where the action happens at Eden Gardens, browse the different shops at South City Mall, don't miss a visit to BBD Bagh, and stop by Sunshine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) tour website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) 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.
Do your shopping at Sheek Emporium and Babu Tea & Coffee. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mandrem Beach and Old Goa. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Utorda Beach, don't miss a visit to Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sinquerim Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July: highs in Goa hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors 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 29th (Mon): 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at C21 Malls and then make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Indore day trip planning site .

Getting from Goa to Indore by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Indore, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) 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.
Nariman Point and Colaba Causeway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Charagh Din Shirts and Oberoi Mall. When in Mumbai, make a side trip to see Nagaon Beach in Alibaug, approximately 9h 30 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Colaba, contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and stroll through Juhu Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mumbai trip planner .

Fly from Indore to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Mumbai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ekling Ji Temple and ShreenathJi Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like City Palace of Udaipur and Padmawati Arts & Handicrafts. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilpgram, admire the landmark architecture of Jagmandir Isla, and stop by Little Armani.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New Maharaja Gem Palace and Royal Spices And Tea. The adventure continues: make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, stop by Akee International, and admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

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You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Jaipur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Agra Fort and Spiritual Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Marble Handicrafts Agra. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, look for gifts at Sanskriti's Imperial Gems, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra driving holiday planner .

Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Agra are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kandariya Mahadev Temple and Lakshmana Temple. Do your shopping at Karan Jewellers and Khajuraho's Textile & Looms. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple, admire the striking features of Adinath Temple, and stop by Kuber.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Khajuraho day trip site .

You can fly from Agra to Khajuraho in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, make a trip to Banaras Ghats, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and finally don't miss a visit to Sarnath. On your second day here, look for gifts at Baba Black Sheep, don't miss a visit to Assi Ghat, and then look for gifts at Gupta International.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Varanasi road trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Khajuraho to Varanasi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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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