60 days in South Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Asia Itinerary

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60 days in South Asia Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
+2
Fly + subway + train:  19​h 45​min
1
Agra, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Goa, India
— 5 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Kannur, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mararikulam, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Kovalam, India
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
9
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
10
Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
11
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
12
Ella, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  19​h 15​min
13
Havelock Island, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Toronto, Canada

5
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, make a short side trip with Day Trips, and admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Agra trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Agra is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Toronto to Agra. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in Agra hover around 48°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Amber Palace and City Palace of Jaipur. The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur online holiday builder .

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thamel and Mandala Street. Get out of town with these interesting Kathmandu side-trips: Bhaktapur (Nyatapola Temple & Pottery Square). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, wander the streets of Durbar Marg Street, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kathmandu online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Kathmandu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jaipur in May: high temperatures in Kathmandu hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Baha Bahi
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

5
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sheek Emporium and Basilica of Bom Jesus. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda Beach, make a trip to Rock Formations, enjoy the sand and surf at Arambol Beach, and take a stroll through Old Goa.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kathmandu to Goa in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Kathmandu in May, Goa is much warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sheek Emporium ©
Sheek Emporium
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple and Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Kannur: Payyoli Beach (in Kozhikode) and Thalassery Fort (in Thalassery). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, walk around Chal Beach Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Choottad Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kannur online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Kannur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Azhikode, Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple, Thalassery Fort, Payyoli Beach, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Spas
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple ©
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple

6
nights
Kochi (Cochin), India

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.
Jew Town and Mattancherry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Azhikode Munakkal Beach (in Kodungallur) and Alappuzha (Andhakaranazhi Beach & Alappuzha Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Kuzhupilly Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Azhikode Munakkal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

3
nights
Mararikulam, India

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam and Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Mararikulam: Kumarakom Beach (in Kumarakom), Vaikom Lake Beach (in Vaikom) and Andhakaranazhy Beach (in Andhakaranazhy). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam planning site .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kottayam, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Vaikom Lake Beach, Kumarakom Beach, Andhakaranazhy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre ©
Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre

5
nights
Kovalam, India

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Kovalam side-trips: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Thumba Beach & Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum) and Varkala (Spas & Varkala Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowara Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Kovalam itinerary planning website .

Drive from Mararikulam to Kovalam in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala, Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

3
nights
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mihintale and Golden Temple of Dambulla. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sigiriya: Polonnaruwa (Lankathilaka Image House, Polonnaruwa, & more) and Dambulla Cave Temple (in Habarana). There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Sigiriya and make a trip to Pidurangala Rock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sigiriya trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kovalam to Sigiriya. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Uda Walawe National Park.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Polonnaruwa, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Mihintale, Dambulla Cave Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Mihintale ©
Mihintale

1
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Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka

Uda Walawe National Park ©
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Udawalawe National Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uda Walawe National Park vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sigiriya to Uda Walawe National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Uda Walawe National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Udawalawe National Park ©
Udawalawe National Park

5
nights
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tsunami Photo Museum and Community Tsunami Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Unawatuna: Mirissa Beach (in Mirissa), Bentota (Bentota Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa).

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Unawatuna day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Uda Walawe National Park to Unawatuna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Unawatuna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ella.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa Beach, Cara Jewellers, Tsunami Photo Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

3
nights
Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Get some cultural insight at Lipton’s Seat and R. M. S Antique And Brassware. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, make a trip to Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, learn the tricks of the trade with Honey Bee Garden, and explore the striking landscape at Ella Rock.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ella trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Ella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lipton’s Seat
Highlights from your plan
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden
Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Lipton’s Seat ©
Lipton’s Seat

3
nights
Havelock Island, India

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.
Havelock Island is known for beaches, wildlife, adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach and stroll through Vijaynagar Beach.

Plan my trip to Havelock Island with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ella to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach