60 days in South Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Asia Itinerary

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60 days in South Asia Itinerary

Start: Bern, Switzerland
train + Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali, India
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
3
Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Mumbai, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Kannur, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
8
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Thekkady, India
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Udaipur, India
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
12
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Agra, India
— 5 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
14
Leh, India
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  18​h 45​min
End: Bern, Switzerland

3
nights
New Delhi, India

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the long history of India Gate.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi road trip app .

Bern, Switzerland to New Delhi is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bern to New Delhi is 4 hours. Traveling from Bern in May, expect New Delhi to be warmer, temps between 47°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

5
nights
Manali, India

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manali, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

Sagarmatha National Park
Dominated by the world's tallest, Sagarmatha National Park is renowned for its carefully preserved natural heritage as well as the cultural and religious importance of its Buddhist monasteries and traditional Sherpa settlements.
Sagarmatha National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Everest, explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes, get great views at Everest View Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Khumbu Glacier.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sagarmatha National Park road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manali to Sagarmatha National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

5
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, adventure, spas, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu vacation app .

Fly from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 7th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Gateway of India. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, then get outside with Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kathmandu in June: high temperatures in Mumbai hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

5
nights
Kannur, India

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu), Thalassery (Sri Jagannatha Temple & Sree Ramaswami Temple) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple, don't miss a visit to Sri Rajarajeswara Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Madayipara.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kannur online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Mumbai to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thalassery, Anandashram, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Spas
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple ©
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple

5
nights
Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church (in Malayattoor) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online tour planner .

Getting from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Illithodu, St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kandy holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kochi (Cochin) to Kandy in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

5
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala Town (Asparagus, Varkala Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Napier Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kandy to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Spas Theme Parks

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam Beach, Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

5
nights
Thekkady, India

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

1
night
Udaipur, India

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, and then view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Udaipur trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Udaipur takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Udaipur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Jagdish Temple ©
Jagdish Temple

5
nights
Jaipur, India

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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind ©
Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

5
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

6
nights
Leh, India

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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame