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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Great India Place and Chandni Chowk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hauz Khas Village and Gandhi Smriti. Get out of town with these interesting New Delhi side-trips: Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)) and DLF Mall Of India (in Noida). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and buy something for everyone on your list at Select Citywalk.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In January, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like International Roerich Memorial Trust and Rohtang Pass. Naggar Castle and Hidimba Devi Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manali: Kullu (Hot Water Spring & Gauri Shankar Temple). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manali online visit planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop and Chandulal's. Get a sense of the local culture at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tashiding Monastery. Step out of Darjeeling with an excursion to Sangacholing Monastery in Pelling--about 2h 45 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, make a trip to Batasia Loop, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, and experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Darjeeling takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. January in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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 ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to MG Marg and Enchey Monastery. For shopping fun, head to Golden Tips or Golden Tips Tea Shop. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gangtok using our trip planner.

Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Park Street and South City Mall. Get a sense of the local culture at South Park Street Cemetery and Victoria Memorial Hall. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, browse the different shops at Quest Mall, look for gifts at Sunshine, and don't miss a visit to Mother House.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) travel 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 January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sheek Emporium and Tomb of St. Francis Xavier. Get some cultural insight at Old Goa and Fontainhas. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mandrem Beach, stroll through Vagator Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, and look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Goa vacation planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January; daily highs in Goa reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
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 (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, 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. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at C21 Malls and then make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Indore trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Indore in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Goa in January, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Indore: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nariman Point and Colaba. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Charagh Din Shirts and Nagaon Beach. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Phoenix Marketcity, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and enjoy the sand and surf at Juhu Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Indore to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Indore in January, expect Mumbai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at City Palace of Udaipur and Gothwal Art. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ekling Ji Temple and Jagmandir. And it doesn't end there: stop by Little Armani, browse the different shops at Forum Celebration Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Srinathji Temple, and pause for some photo ops at Chetak Smarak.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Mumbai to Udaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in February: high temperatures in Udaipur hover around 32°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Shopping Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
S. Naaz Art Emporium ©
S. Naaz Art Emporium
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like New Maharaja Gem Palace and Akee International. Amber Palace and Nahargarh Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, stop by Heritage Textiles, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur day trip tool .

Fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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.
Get some cultural insight at Taj Mahal and Spiritual Museum. Shop till you drop at Marble Handicrafts Agra and Java Handicraft Export. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) 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
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra

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.
Khajuraho and Chitragupta Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Karan Jewellers and Kuberfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Gangau Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Devi Jagdamba Temple, and get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Khajuraho tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Agra to Khajuraho takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Baba Black Sheep, don't miss a visit to Assi Ghat, and then stop by Gupta International.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Varanasi itinerary planner.

Getting from Khajuraho to Varanasi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

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

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