59 days in India Itinerary

59 days in India Itinerary

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59 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3 h
1
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Leh
— 5 nights
Drive:  21 h 30 min
3
Pulwama District
— 1 day
Drive:  8 h 15 min
4
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Jaipur
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
10
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
14
Goa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
15
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
16
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
17
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
18
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
19
Hyderabad
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
20
Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
21
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
22
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
23
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the activities along Dal Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Srinagar online route planner .

New Delhi to Srinagar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Srinagar, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Temple at Sumda Chun, and contemplate the long history of Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Leh travel planner.

Fly from Srinagar to Leh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Pulwama District.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Phyang Monastery ©
Phyang Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery

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Pulwama District

Pulwama District ©
On the 28th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Avantiswami Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Pulwama District attractions planner.

Getting from Leh to Pulwama District by car takes about 19.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Pulwama District can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Pulwama District

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:
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Avantiswami Temple ©
Avantiswami Temple

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Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib and then admire the striking features of Akal Takht. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Gobindgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally look for gifts at India House.

Plan trip to Amritsar with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Pulwama District to Amritsar in 9 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Pulwama District in February: highs in Amritsar hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Green Valley and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naggar (Naggar Castle & The Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, explore the activities along Beas River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Manali online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Naggar
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to Red Fort, steep yourself in history at India Gate, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then explore the galleries of Taj Gallery.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Agra journey tool .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), and steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Jaipur online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Tazia Tower and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tazia Tower ©
Tazia Tower

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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 20th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Udaipur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Monsoon Palace, explore the galleries of Gothwal Art, then take a leisurely stroll along Gangaur Ghat, then admire the natural beauty at Sahelion Ki Bari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Udaipur route builder app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Udaipur in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Udaipur

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, snap pictures at Dandi Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque, examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, then admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dada Bhagwan Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ahmedabad trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Udaipur to Ahmedabad by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Udaipur in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Ahmedabad: highs are around 41°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront

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Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, stroll through Chowpatty Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and make a trip to Dhobi Ghat.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Tours Museums
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, stroll through Palolem Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalaxmi Temple, and wander the streets of Old Goa.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Goa trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in March: highs in Goa hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with UB City. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Cubbon Park, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bull Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goa to Bengaluru in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Goa, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Bengaluru, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cubbon Park ©
Cubbon Park
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally look for gifts at Leens Export. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then wander the streets of Jew Town.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kochi (Cochin) using our trip planner.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin), with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rock Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pondicherry online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Pondicherry takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chennai.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Sri Aurobindo Ashram ©
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chennai driving holiday site .

You can drive from Pondicherry to Chennai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Chennai

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Walking tours

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Subramanya Swamy Temple and then find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Charminar, then steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hyderabad online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Hyderabad takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April in Hyderabad, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Subramanya Swamy Temple
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam ©
The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Lakshmi Narsimhaswamyvari Devastham. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rama Krishna Beach, stroll around Kailasagiri, and then see the interesting displays at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Visakhapatnam trip maker site .

You can fly from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple ©
Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha Temple
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum ©
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Kailasagiri ©
Kailasagiri

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Mother House, then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then learn more about the world around you at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and finally get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Visakhapatnam to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, then go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, Darjeeling is little chillier than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and then steep yourself in history at Nathula.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Gangtok trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
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