60 days in India Itinerary

60 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Goa
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Indore
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
8
Mumbai
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h
9
Udaipur
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Jaipur
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Agra
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h
12
Khajuraho
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
13
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

5
nights
New Delhi

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gandhi Smriti and Akshardham. Shop till you drop at Ambience Mall and The Great India Place. When in New Delhi, make a side trip to see DLF Mall Of India in Noida, approximately Noida away. There's much more to do: stop by Hauz Khas Village, admire the natural beauty at Lodhi Garden, hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, and buy something for everyone on your list at Select Citywalk.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In January, daytime highs in New Delhi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to International Roerich Memorial Trust and Naggar Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib. Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Kullu (Hot Water Spring & Gauri Shankar Temple). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, get great views at Gulaba, head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Manali trip planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kullu, Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Japanese Peace Pagoda and Pemayangtse Monastery. For shopping fun, head to Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop or Chandulal's. Change things up with these side-trips from Darjeeling: Sangacholing Monastery (in Pelling) and Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksom). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kangchenjunga, make a trip to Batasia Loop, see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip planner.

Getting from Manali to Darjeeling by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Sangacholing Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

4
nights
Gangtok

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.
Get some cultural insight at MG Marg and Nathula. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hanuman Tok and Ranka Monastery. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, look for gifts at Golden Tips Tea Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok day trip site.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Himalayan Zoological Park
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Park Street and New Market. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like South Park Street Cemetery and Victoria Memorial Hall. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, catch a live event at Eden Gardens, don't miss a visit to Mother House, and browse the different shops at South City Mall.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) online travel planner.

Fly from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Park Street ©
Park Street
Quest Mall ©
Quest Mall
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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.
Old Goa and Tomb of St. Francis Xavier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Sheek Emporium and Margao Marketfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Morjim Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers, and visit Fontainhas.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Goa trip builder site.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Goa in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February: highs in Goa hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Old Goa ©
Old Goa
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, then buy something for everyone on your list at Treasure Island Mall, then browse the different shops at Next Treasure Island, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at C21 Malls and then don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Indore itinerary website.

You can fly from Goa to Indore in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in February, expect nights in Indore to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Indore

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Treasure Island Mall ©
Treasure Island Mall

6
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Head to Phoenix Marketcity and Oberoi Mallfor plenty of shopping. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colaba and Juhu Beach. When in Mumbai, make a side trip to see Nagaon Beach in Alibaug, approximately Alibaug away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Nariman Point, look for gifts at Charagh Din Shirts, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Indore to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Indore in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mumbai, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nagaon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nariman Point
Nariman Point
Colaba ©
Colaba
Charagh Din Shirts ©
Charagh Din Shirts

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ekling Ji Temple and Jagmandir. Shop till you drop at S. Naaz Art Emporium and The Shalimar Emporium. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, hunt for treasures at Raj Heena Painting, look for gifts at KK Art School, and contemplate the long history of Shilpgram.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Udaipur trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Udaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Udaipur. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Shopping Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

7
nights
Jaipur

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.
For shopping fun, head to Akee International or Anokhi Clothing Store. Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, browse for treasures at Ellora Arts, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and look for gifts at Studio Bagru.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jaipur trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Udaipur to Jaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

6
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Gem Jewellery and Handicraft Gallery. Shop till you drop at Taj Gallery and Mughal Carpet. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

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You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra

3
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Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Khajuraho and Matangeshwara Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Lakshmana Temple and Vaman Temple. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, look for gifts at Karan Jewellers, and revel in the low prices at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Khajuraho takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba Temple
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Vaman Temple ©
Vaman Temple

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nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 28th (Sat), look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, then explore the activities along Ganges River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath. Keep things going the next day: stop by Baba Black Sheep, then make a trip to Assi Ghat, and then stop by Gupta International.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Khajuraho to Varanasi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Varanasi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Bed Silk & Pashmina ©
The Bed Silk & Pashmina
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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