60 days in India Itinerary

60 days in India Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
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Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
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Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 4 nights
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Havelock Island
— 1 night
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Neil Island
— 2 nights
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Gangtok
— 3 nights
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Darjeeling
— 2 nights
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Visakhapatnam
— 3 nights
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Hampi
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Goa
— 8 nights
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Diu, Diu Island
— 3 nights
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Bhuj
— 3 nights
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Kutch
— 2 nights
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Udaipur
— 3 nights
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Jodhpur
— 3 nights
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Jaisalmer
— 5 nights
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Jaipur
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Kochi (Cochin)

— 5 nights

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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 discover tucked-away gems like Kerala Kathakali Centre and Spas. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Kayaking & Canoeing & Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple). Spend the 25th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 5.5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in January, expect Kochi (Cochin) to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:

Mahabalipuram

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Raya Gopura, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, then meet the residents at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, then admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, and finally explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum, explore the ancient world of Sadras Dutch Fort, and then see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Mahabalipuram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:

Port Blair, South Andaman Island

— 4 nights
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jolly Buoy Island and Chidiya Tapu. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Corbyn's Cove, examine the collection at Samudrika Marine Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Phoenix Bay Jetty, and step off the mainland to explore North Bay Island Andaman.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Blair day trip tool.

You can fly from Mahabalipuram to Port Blair in 5.5 hours. While traveling from Mahabalipuram, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Port Blair, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:

Havelock Island

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Govind Nagar Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vijaynagar Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Havelock Island online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

Neil Island

— 2 nights
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 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach, take in the views from Howrah Bridge, then kick back and relax at Laxmanpur Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ram Nagar Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Neil Island online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Havelock Island to Neil Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Neil Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:

Gangtok

— 3 nights
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hanuman Tok and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, meet the residents at Himalayan Zoological Park, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Gangtok with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 10:

Darjeeling

— 2 nights

Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, explore the galleries of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aloobari Gompa Monastery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. In February in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:

Visakhapatnam

— 3 nights

Jewel of the East Coast

The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kailasagiri and Rama Krishna Beach. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, Head underground at Borra Caves, kick back and relax at Rishikonda Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yarada Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Visakhapatnam vacation maker app.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Visakhapatnam in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:

Hampi

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Group of Monuments at Hampi and Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Matanga Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazara Rama Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Lotus Mahal, and make a trip to Shivlinga.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hampi online trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Visakhapatnam to Hampi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In February in Hampi, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:

Goa

— 8 nights
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Explore hidden gems such as Morjim Beach and Keri Beach (Querim Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mandrem Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Shanti Ayurvedic Massage Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanta Durga Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Goa attractions planner.

You can drive from Hampi to Goa in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Hampi in February, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Goa: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Diu.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 26:

Diu, Diu Island

— 3 nights
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Somnath Mahadev Temple and Diu Fort. Go for a jaunt from Diu to Somnath to see Triveni Sangam about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Naida Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Ghogla Beach, and contemplate the long history of Fortim-do-Mar.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Diu trip planner.

You can fly from Goa to Diu in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bhuj.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:

Bhuj

— 3 nights
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at White Desert Of Kutch and Pragmahal Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj, take an in-depth tour of Sharad Baug Palace, explore the activities along Hamirsar Lake, and contemplate the long history of Ramkund Stepwell.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bhuj trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Diu to Bhuj takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kutch.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Kutch

— 2 nights
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
On the 5th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary, explore the activities along Great Rann of Kutch, and then don't miss a visit to Kala Dungar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purneshwar Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Chhari Dhand Bird Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kutch road trip app.

Getting from Bhuj to Kutch by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Kutch, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kutch

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:

Udaipur

— 3 nights

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ekling Ji Temple and Spas. Change things up with a short trip to Rakht-Talai (Haldighati) in Nathdwara (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Jaisamand Lake, admire the striking features of Fateh Prakash Palace, admire the masterpieces at Ahar Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Udaipur online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kutch to Udaipur. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kutch in March, with highs in Udaipur at 38°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:

Jodhpur

— 3 nights

Sun City

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ganesh Handicrafts and Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, walk around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Machia Biological Park, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jodhpur vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Jaisalmer

— 5 nights

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Explore hidden gems such as Sam Sand Dunes and Jain Temples. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Longewala War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, don't miss a visit to Bada Bagh, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanot Mata Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jaisalmer sightseeing planner.

Drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 17:

Jaipur

— 6 nights

Pink City

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Moti Dungari Temple. When in Jaipur, make a side trip to see Chand Baori (Step well) in Abhaneri, approximately Abhaneri away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elejungle, appreciate the history behind Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, and admire the striking features of Ganesh Pol Gateway.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 23:

India travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
It may very well be fair to call India "incredible," given its mind-boggling diversity of landscapes, climates, cultures, and languages. The world's largest democracy, and second only to China in terms of population, India contains majestic peaks dusted with glistening snow, sun-drenched beaches, ancient hand-carved temples, and sprawling cities jam-packed with people, vehicles, and animals. Many tour India during the country's devotional festivals, which range from immense parades that convert cities into giant performance stages, to simple farming fairs dedicated to relatively obscure local deities. Whenever you choose to vacation in India, make sure you see some of the country's World Heritage Sites, which include the legendary Taj Mahal and Chilika Lake, the planet's second-largest lagoon.