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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hauz Khas Village and Ambience Mall. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gandhi Smriti and Humayun's Tomb. Venture out of the city with trips to Noida (The Great India Place & DLF Mall Of India). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Select Citywalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodhi Garden, stop by Craft House, and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read New Delhi day trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
Highlights from your plan
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like International Roerich Memorial Trust and Naggar Castle. Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Kullu (Hot Water Spring & Gauri Shankar Temple). There's much more to do: get outside with Rohtang Pass, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kullu, Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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.
Head to Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop and Chandulal'sfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Mahakal Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darjeeling: Sangacholing Monastery (in Pelling) and Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksom). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, make a trip to Batasia Loop, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, and admire all the interesting features of Happy Valley Tea Estate.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling trip builder website .

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 May, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MG Marg and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Head to Golden Tips and Golden Tips Tea Shopfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Himalayan Zoological Park, and steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gangtok sightseeing planner.

Getting from Darjeeling to Gangtok by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Park Street and Mother House. Get some cultural insight at South Park Street Cemetery and Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, make a trip to BBD Bagh, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Goa and Tomb of St. Francis Xavier. Head to Sheek Emporium and Babu Tea & Coffeefor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mandrem Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cola Beach, and look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Goa attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, expect nights in Goa to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Indore.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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.
On the 12th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, then browse the different shops at Treasure Island Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at Next Treasure Island, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at C21 Malls and then make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Indore route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Indore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Goa in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Indore, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nariman Point and Charagh Din Shirts. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colaba and Dharavi. Go for a jaunt from Mumbai to Alibaug to see Nagaon Beach about 9h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, buy something for everyone on your list at Oberoi Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip website .

Traveling by flight from Indore to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at City Palace of Udaipur and Ekling Ji Temple. Do your shopping at Gothwal Art and Shilpgram. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ShreenathJi Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for gifts at Henna by Madan, and pause for some photo ops at Chetak Smarak.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Udaipur trip itinerary app .

Getting from Mumbai to Udaipur by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Udaipur, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time 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.
Head to New Maharaja Gem Palace and Heritage Textilesfor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Akee International and Royal Spices And Tea. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, stop by Akriti Jewellers, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaipur trip planner .

Getting from Udaipur to Jaipur by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive 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.
Get some cultural insight at Agra Fort and Spiritual Museum. Do your shopping at Marble Handicrafts Agra and Sanskriti's Imperial Gems. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Agra trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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.
For shopping fun, head to Karan Jewellers or Kuber. Do some cultural sightseeing at Khajuraho and Lakshmi Temple. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matangeshwara Temple, get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, and see human ingenuity at work at Gangau Dam.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Agra to Khajuraho by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) 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.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, make a trip to Banaras Ghats, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and finally don't miss a visit to Sarnath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Baba Black Sheep, don't miss a visit to Assi Ghat, and then look for gifts at Gupta International.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Varanasi day trip planning site .

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 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) 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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