39 days in India Itinerary

39 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leh
— 5 nights
2
Manali
— 5 nights
3
Pelling
— 4 nights
4
Gangtok
— 2 nights
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
6
Agra
— 4 nights
7
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
8
Jaipur
— 3 nights
9
Neil Island
— 1 night
10
Havelock Island
— 1 night

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hemis Monastery and Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, and admire the striking features of Stakna Monastery.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Leh attractions planner.

Haugesund, Norway to Leh is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Haugesund to Leh. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Himalayan Yeti Travel and Adventure. Step off the beaten path and head to Jogini Waterfall and Bhrigu Lake. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Manali Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manali road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Leh to Manali takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Manali Sanctuary ©
Manali Sanctuary
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

4
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khecheopalri Lake and Sky Walk Pelling Sikkim. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls and explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pelling journey planner.

Getting from Manali to Pelling by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Gangtok on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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.
On the 11th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenhunt for treasures at Lal Bazar, and then don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at White Hill, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Pelling to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, thensee Off-Road Tours, thencontemplate the long history of India Gate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Gangtok to New Delhi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Walking tours
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Travel Genes. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity and Mina Masjid. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and steep yourself in history at Saha Burj.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip builder site.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Spas
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort ©
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Tazia Tower, stop by Arjun's Textiles, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally go for a walk through Jaisalmer Sunset Point.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Jaisalmer trip itinerary app.

Fly from Agra to Jaisalmer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Off-Road Tours
Jaisalmer Sunset Point ©
Jaisalmer Sunset Point
Tazia Tower ©
Tazia Tower

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Amer Jeep Safari and Moti Dungari Temple. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, and get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Jaipur day trip planning website.

You can fly from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Jaipur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
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Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
Safaris
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

1
night
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 28th (Wed): take in the views from Howrah Bridge, kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laxmanpur Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Neil Island trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jaipur to Neil Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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.
On the 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Vijaynagar Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Havelock Island vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Vijaynagar Beach ©
Vijaynagar Beach

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