60 days in India Itinerary

60 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Bus + Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Manali
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 15 min
2
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Thekkady
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Thrissur
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Kalpetta
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Kannur
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
9
Goa
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
10
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
12
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  24 h
End: Washington DC

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the activities along Beas Kund.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali journey builder website.

Washington DC, USA to Manali is an approximately 24- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Manali due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lockheart gap and Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munnar: Anayirankal Dam Reservoir (in Idukki), Kottayam (Ilaveezhapoonchira & Illikkal Kallu) and Kerala Farm (in Anaviratty). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Ripple Waterfalls, identify plant and animal life at Echo Point, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Munnar in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. July in Munnar sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kottayam, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, Kerala Farm
Highlights from your plan
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Illikkal Kallu ©
Illikkal Kallu
Ilaveezhapoonchira ©
Ilaveezhapoonchira

5
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Attractions like Elephant Junction and Cheruthoni Dam make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Thekkady's surroundings by going to Idukki (Kalvari Mount & Idukki Dam). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, see Off-Road Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary site.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Idukki
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

5
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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.
Family-friendly places like Kovalam Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple will thrill your kids. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala Town (Varkala Aquarium, Kappil Beach, &more), Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Adimalathura Beach, &more) and Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium (in Vizhinjam). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Planet Theme Park, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In July in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Sunil's Wax Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

5
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip builder.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alappuzha Beach, Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

5
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Attractions like Kauthuka Park and Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Dreamworld Water Park (in Chalakudy), Vazhachal Falls (in Athirappilly) and Guruvayur (Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), Guruvayur Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple, admire the engineering at Malampuzha Dam, admire the natural beauty at Malampuzha Garden and Dam, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vadanapilly Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thrissur trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Palakkad, Dreamworld Water Park, Vazhachal Falls, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Kauthuka Park ©
Kauthuka Park

5
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Kids will enjoy Fun Fantasy and Banasurasagar Dam. Venture out of the city with trips to E3 Theme Parks (in Vellamunda), Banasura Spices Garden (in Padinjarathara) and Sulthan Bathery (Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum) & Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirunelli Temple, explore the activities along Karalad Lake, don't miss a visit to Thrissillery Shiva Temple, and admire the engineering at Karapuzha Dam.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kalpetta trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Thrissur to Kalpetta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kalpetta are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thirunelly, Padinjarathara, Sulthan Bathery, E3 Theme Parks, Karalad Lake
Highlights from your plan
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Fun Fantasy ©
Fun Fantasy

5
nights
Kannur

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Azhikkal Beach. Explore Kannur's surroundings by going to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu) and Paithalmala Hill Station (in Paithalmala). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ezhara Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ettikulam Beach, find something for the whole family at V-Pra Kaayal Floating Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parassinikkadavu Snake Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kannur vacation planning app.

You can drive from Kalpetta to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ezharakund Waterfalls, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Paithalmala Hill Station, Azhikkal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Palakkayam Thattu ©
Palakkayam Thattu
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Bring the kids along to Baga Beach and Agonda Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Palolem Beach, get to know the resident critters at Goa's Ark, stroll through Arambol Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Goa tour itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kannur to Goa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. In August in Goa, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Goa to Jaipur in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Goa in August: highs in Jaipur hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
When in Agra, make a side trip to see Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, approximately Bharatpur away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and cool off at Dolphin The Water World.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Agra online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Agra, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Dolphin The Water World ©
Dolphin The Water World

5
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Kyagar Tso, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh trip app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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