32 days in India Itinerary

32 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  14 h
1
Leh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h 45 min
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
4
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 15 min
5
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Jodhpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Udaipur
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  16 h
8
Neil Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
9
Mangalore
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Goa
— 7 nights
Fly + Subway:  13 h 30 min
End: Athens

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spituk Monastery and Namgyal Tsemo Gompa. Stakna Monastery and Monastery Circuit are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chemre Gompa Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leh trip itinerary website.

Athens, Greece to Leh is an approximately 14- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. Traveling from Athens to Leh, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Stakna Monastery ©
Stakna Monastery
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery
Monastery Circuit ©
Monastery Circuit

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gyuto Monastery and Indru Naag Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Tsuglag Khang. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tushita Meditation Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, explore the world behind art at Gu Chu Sum Movement Gallery, and explore the galleries of Naam Art Gallery.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Leh to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mata Brajeshwari Devi
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery
Indru Naag Temple ©
Indru Naag Temple
Tsuglag Khang
Tsuglag Khang

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle and then admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manali online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Naggar
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghoom Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden, and then browse the exhibits of Ava Art Gallery.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Manali to Darjeeling takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Chowrasta ©
Chowrasta

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jain Temples and Tanot Mata Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Jaisalmer War Museum and Tilon Ki Pol. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stop by Desert Art Gallery, examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, and admire the striking features of Tazia Tower.

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Getting from Darjeeling to Jaisalmer by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Off-Road Tours
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

2
nights
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): walk around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), then explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Umaid Heritage Art School. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ashapurna Mall, take in nature's colorful creations at Mandore Garden, and then steep yourself in history at Pokhran Fort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jodhpur online journey planner.

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Pokhran Fort
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
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Ganesh Handicrafts ©
Ganesh Handicrafts
Umaid Heritage Art School ©
Umaid Heritage Art School
Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well) ©
Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well)

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.
On the 18th (Sat), browse the exhibits of Bougain Villea, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then look for gifts at Little Armani, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Lake City Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): explore the galleries of Art Haveli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then browse the different shops at Forum Celebration Mall, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilpgram.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jodhpur to Udaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Udaipur: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Udaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Art Haveli, Shahastrabahu Temple
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
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Forum Celebration Mall ©
Forum Celebration Mall
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach, then kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Neil Island driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Udaipur to Neil Island. You'll set off for Mangalore on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Neil Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sitapur Beach ©
Sitapur Beach
Laxmanpur Beach ©
Laxmanpur Beach
Bharatpur Beach ©
Bharatpur Beach

3
nights
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Visiting Tannirbhavi Beach and Kapu Beach will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Sri Krishna Temple and Kudroli Gokarnath Temple. Take a break from Mangalore with a short trip to Big bazar in Udupi, about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangaladevi Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Chapel.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mangalore online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Mangalore. In July, daytime highs in Mangalore are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Udupi
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Tannirbhavi Beach ©
Tannirbhavi Beach
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach

7
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll get in some beach time at Mobor Beach and Sunset Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Cansaulim Beach and Arossim Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Betalbatim Beach, stroll through Vainguinim Beach, learn about all things military at Naval Aviation Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Naguesh Temple.

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

Getting from Mangalore to Goa by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 1:
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Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach

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