24 days in India Itinerary

24 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Jamnagar
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
4
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
5
Neil Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
6
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Hampi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Goa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Jamnagar

2
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Step off the beaten path and head to Longewala War Memorial and Jai Shankar Handicrafts. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanot Mata Temple, take an in-depth tour of Jaisalmer War Museum, see the interesting displays at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, and steep yourself in history at Kuldhara Abandoned Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jaisalmer travel planner.

Jamnagar to Jaisalmer is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Longewala War Memorial ©
Longewala War Memorial
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip builder site.

You can fly from Jaisalmer to Manali in 19 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

2
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 Alchi Choskor Monastery and Hemis Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Konigspalast von Shey (in Shey). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, and get outside with Khardung La.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Leh travel planner.

You can drive from Manali to Leh in 9 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Leh

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Khardung La, Alchi Monastary, Konigspalast von Shey
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Khardung La ©
Khardung La
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kalapathar Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Captain Hook’s.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Havelock Island route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leh to Havelock Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Captain Hook’s ©
Captain Hook’s
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

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 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach, snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty and then kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Neil Island trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Havelock Island to Neil Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

2
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pancha Rathas and DakshinaChitra Museum. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, and explore the ancient world of Raya Gopura.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Mahabalipuram with the Route module. November in Mahabalipuram sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

DakshinaChitra Museum
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Krishna's Butter Ball ©
Krishna's Butter Ball

2
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Group of Monuments at Hampi and Hazara Rama Temple. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple, make a trip to Shivlinga, contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, and admire the striking features of Elephant Stables.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hampi itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Mahabalipuram to Hampi in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daily temperatures in Hampi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Goa.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Monkey Temple ©
Monkey Temple

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chapora Fort and Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Reis Magos Fort, admire the sheer force of Dudhsagar Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Mandrem Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find out how to plan a trip to Goa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hampi to Goa by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hampi in November since evenings lows in Goa dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Dudhsagar Falls ©
Dudhsagar Falls
Chapora Fort ©
Chapora Fort
Reis Magos Fort ©
Reis Magos Fort

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