28 days in India Itinerary

28 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
2
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
4
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
5
Neil Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
6
Chikmagalur
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Gokarna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Goa
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get in touch with nature at Hampta and Jogini Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Manali journey tool.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Hampta, Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Kangra Valley. Step out of the city life by going to Dal Lake and Triund Hill. Step out of Dharamsala to go to Kangra and see Kangra Fort, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, get great views at Naddi View Point, gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, and take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala attractions planner.

Drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra Fort, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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.
Pangong Tso has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Khardung La and Tanglang La. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shanti Stupa and Alchi Monastary. Go for a jaunt from Leh to Hemis to see Hemis Monastery about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alchi Choskor Monastery and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Leh trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dharamsala to Leh in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Khardung La, Hemis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Khardung La ©
Khardung La
Tanglang La ©
Tanglang La
Pangong Tso ©
Pangong Tso

1
night
Havelock Island

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 (Sun): stroll through Kalapathar Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vijaynagar Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Havelock Island online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leh to Havelock Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

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

2
nights
Neil Island

Neil Island ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Neil Island, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its green landscape and coral reefs.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the views from Howrah Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laxmanpur Beach, then stroll through Bharatpur Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ram Nagar Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Neil Island online journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Havelock Island to Neil Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mullayanagiri. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple, explore the ancient world of Chennakesava Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sringeri Mutt.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chikmagalur trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Chikmagalur with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hoysaleswara Temple, Chennakesava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple

4
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Paradise Beach and Mahabaleswara Temple. Relax by the water at Ravindranath Tagore Beach and Murudeshwar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gokarna: Karwar (Karwar Aquarium, Tilimati Beach, &more) and Kethapayya Narayan Temple (in Murdeshwar). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Murdeshwar Temple.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gokarna trip maker website.

Drive from Chikmagalur to Gokarna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Karwar, Karnataka, Kethapayya Narayan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Ravindranath Tagore Beach ©
Ravindranath Tagore Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Murudeshwar ©
Murudeshwar

6
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 Utorda Beach and Shanta Durga Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Majorda Beach and Sinquerim Beach. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Head underground at Pandava Caves, and stop by Shamrock Jewellers.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Goa journey planning tool.

Drive from Gokarna to Goa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Goa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

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

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