60 days in India Itinerary

60 days in India Itinerary

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60 days in India Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
2
Neil Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Visakhapatnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
5
Goa
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Bengaluru
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Udaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Jodhpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Jaisalmer
— 6 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
12
Nainital
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Leh
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
14
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
15
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
16
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Gaya

1
night
Havelock Island

Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Radhanagar Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Kalapathar Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Havelock Island planning site .

Gaya to Havelock Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach

2
nights
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach, then stroll through Laxmanpur Beach, and finally take in the views from Howrah Bridge. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach and then kick back and relax at Ram Nagar Beach.

Make your Neil Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Havelock Island to Neil Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Neil Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Sitapur Beach ©
Sitapur Beach

3
nights
Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum and Ramanaidu Film Studios will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Yarada Beach and Rishikonda Beach. Take a break from Visakhapatnam with a short trip to Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple in Simhachalam, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rama Krishna Beach, Head underground at Borra Caves, walk around Kailasagiri, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Simhachalam Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Visakhapatnam day trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Visakhapatnam. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple
Highlights from your plan
Rishikonda Beach ©
Rishikonda Beach
Rama Krishna Beach ©
Rama Krishna Beach
Yarada Beach ©
Yarada Beach

2
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Krishna's Butter Ball, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, then admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, and finally see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Srinithi Art Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Descent Of The Ganges, then don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, then identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and finally see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram trip planner .

Fly from Visakhapatnam to Mahabalipuram in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In June in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum

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.
Chapora Fort and Shanta Durga Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cansaulim Beach and Majorda Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Utorda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Betalbatim Beach, learn about all things military at Naval Aviation Museum, and admire the sheer force of Dudhsagar Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Goa trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mahabalipuram to Goa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mahabalipuram, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Goa, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ashwem Beach ©
Ashwem Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Chennakesava Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ayyana Kere, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sringeri Mutt. On the next day, stroll around Mahatma Gandhi Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, then admire the sheer force of Honnammana Halla Waterfalls, and finally admire the sheer force of Shanti Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chikmagalur tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Goa to Chikmagalur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chennakesava Temple, Hoysaleswara Temple
Highlights from your plan
Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Sringeri Mutt ©
Sringeri Mutt

5
nights
Bengaluru

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Get some cultural insight at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and Dodda Ganapathi Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Skydiving and Sankey Tank. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Phoenix Marketcity, take a stroll through Malleswaram, and learn about all things military at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Chikmagalur to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Skydiving
Dodda Ganapathi Temple ©
Dodda Ganapathi Temple

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Kashi Art Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edappally Church Complex and Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Cherai Beach, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, and admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

4
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 outdoors at Jaisamand Lake and Udai Sagar. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gothwal Art and Rakht-Talai (Haldighati). Explore Udaipur's surroundings by going to Shree Kharch Bhandar (in Nathdwara) and Art Haveli (in Delwara). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Shilpgram, browse the different shops at Forum Celebration Mall, and take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum.

Before you visit Udaipur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Udaipur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nathdwara, Udaipur District, Art Haveli
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Rakht-Talai (Haldighati) ©
Rakht-Talai (Haldighati)
Maharana Pratap Museum ©
Maharana Pratap Museum

4
nights
Jodhpur

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Umaid Heritage Art School and Sardar Government Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park. Spend the 16th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES), admire the natural beauty at Hanwant Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Kaylana Lake, and steep yourself in history at Phalodi Fort.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jodhpur trip planner .

Getting from Udaipur to Jodhpur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Udaipur in July, expect nights in Jodhpur to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Umaid Heritage Art School ©
Umaid Heritage Art School
Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©

6
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Step out of the city life by going to Sam Sand Dunes and Desert National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Jain Temples and Desert Culture Centre & Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanot Mata Temple, pause for some photo ops at Longewala War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Dussehra Chowk, and look for gifts at Jai Shankar Handicrafts.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer online road trip planner .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sam Sand Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Sam Sand Dunes ©
Sam Sand Dunes
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple

3
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Get a sense of the local culture at Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham and Mukteshwar MahadevTemple. Take a break from the city and head to Sattal and Naina Peak. Venture out of the city with trips to Mukteshwar (Mukteshwar Dham & Chauli Ki Jali), Naukuchiatal Lake (in Naukuchiatal) and Bhimtal Lake (in Bhimtal). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple, and get great views at Snow View Point.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nainital trip itinerary app .

Getting from Jaisalmer to Nainital by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mukteshwar, Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Lake, Sattal, Garjiya Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Naukuchiatal Lake ©
Naukuchiatal Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple ©
Mukteshwar MahadevTemple

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get in touch with nature at Sand Dunes Leisure Park and Khardung La. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hemis Monastery and Alchi Choskor Monastery. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Deskit Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Matho Gompa, and don't miss a visit to Prayer Wheel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Leh trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nainital to Leh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Khardung La, Konigspalast von Shey
Highlights from your plan
Khardung La ©
Khardung La
Deskit Monastery ©
Deskit Monastery
Sand Dunes Leisure Park ©
Sand Dunes Leisure Park

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Triund Hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kangra Fort and Gyuto Monastery. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, explore the world behind art at Museum of Kangra Art, and admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Leh to Dharamsala takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore hidden gems such as Hampta and Jogini Waterfall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Manikaran Gurudwara and Manu Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Manali: The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm (in Haripur) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and explore the activities along Beas Kund.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip maker .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, Rohtang Pass, Hampta
Highlights from your plan
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hampta ©
Hampta
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

4
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.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Ava Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Japanese Peace Pagoda and Mahakal Temple. Explore Darjeeling's surroundings by going to Gangtok (Handicraft Emporium, Hanuman Tok, & more) and Pine View Nursery (in Kalimpong). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbotey Rock Garden, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghoom Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Darjeeling online journey planner .

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gangtok, Pine View Nursery
Highlights from your plan
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Chowrasta ©
Chowrasta

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