31 days in India Itinerary

31 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
3
Jaisalmer
— 4 nights
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
5
Leh
— 4 nights
6
Hampi
— 2 nights
7
Goa
— 6 nights
8
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
9
Neil Island
— 2 nights
10
Havelock Island
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ranka Monastery and MG Marg. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hanuman Tok. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, gain insight at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok itinerary planning site.

Perth, Australia to Gangtok is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Gangtok, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, thensee the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, thenget to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 3.5 hours. December in Darjeeling sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Chowrasta ©
Chowrasta
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

4
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Get some cultural insight at Jaisalmer War Museum and Mandir Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tanot Mata Temple and Desert Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Kuldhara Abandoned Village, make a trip to Tilon Ki Pol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunthanath Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer journey tool.

Traveling by flight from Darjeeling to Jaisalmer takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Off-Road Tours
Mandir Palace ©
Mandir Palace

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Bougain Villea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, thentake an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Rakht-Talai (Haldighati), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Kharch Bhandar. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shahastrabahu Temple, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gothwal Art, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Udaipur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Leh on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nathdwara, Shahastrabahu Temple
Highlights from your plan
Maharana Pratap Museum ©
Maharana Pratap Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple

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.
Visit Alchi Choskor Monastery and Kloster Hemis for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Hemis Monastery and Nubra Valley. Next up on the itinerary: trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours and take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh trip website.

Fly from Udaipur to Leh in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hemis, Nubra Valley
Highlights from your plan
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

2
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Octagonal Bath, thensteep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Matanga Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments at Hampi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkey Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazara Rama Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hampi online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Hampi takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Monkey Temple ©
Monkey Temple

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.
Get in touch with nature at Morjim Beach and Cola Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Chapora Fort and Utorda Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Betalbatim Beach, examine the collection at Ashvek Vintage World, explore the fascinating underground world of Pandava Caves, and stroll through Mandrem Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Hampi to Goa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Hampi in December, you will find days in Goa are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Morjim Beach ©
Morjim Beach
Chapora Fort ©
Chapora Fort
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Srinithi Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and finally explore the ancient world of Raya Gopura. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Pancha Rathas and then get to know the resident critters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology.

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You can fly from Goa to Mahabalipuram in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Raya Gopura ©
Raya Gopura
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Laxmanpur Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bharatpur Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty. On the next day, take in the views from Howrah Bridge and then kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Neil Island journey maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mahabalipuram to Neil Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach, and then kick back and relax at Vijaynagar Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Havelock Island tour itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Havelock Island

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

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