58 days in India Itinerary

58 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Puri
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
11
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
13
Jaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
14
Ranthambore National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
15
Udaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
16
Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
17
Indore
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
18
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

3
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Get some cultural insight at Konark Sun Temple and Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple. Get in touch with nature at Puri Beach and Mangalajodi. Venture out of the city with trips to Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts (in Bhubaneswar) and Ramachandi Temple (in Konark). There's still lots to do: visit Raghurajpur Artist Village and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puri trip planner.

Kochi (Cochin) to Puri is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in April: highs in Puri hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Puri

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bhubaneswar, Konark, Mangalajodi
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Mangalajodi ©
Mangalajodi

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nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trip to Sundarbans. Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Kalighat Kali Temple will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Park Street and Mother's Wax Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, make a trip to Lake Town Clock Tower, take an in-depth tour of Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and view the masterpieces at Gallery Kolkata.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planner.

You can fly from Puri to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Puri in April, plan for little chillier days in Kolkata (Calcutta), with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

2
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take an in-depth tour of Ever Living Museum, and then wander the streets of Police Bazar. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April; daily highs in Shillong reach 37°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Ever Living Museum ©
Ever Living Museum

2
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Head to The Maati Centre and Fancy Bazarfor some retail therapy. Visit Kamakhya Temple and ISKCON Guwahati for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, see the interesting displays at Assam Rajyik State Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati trip planner.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

3
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Visit Sarnath and Banaras Ghats for their historical value. Head to Ruchika Art Gallery and The Bed Silk & Pashminafor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Ganges River, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Varanasi itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Guwahati to Varanasi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Guwahati in April: high temperatures in Varanasi hover around 45°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Tours Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Ganges River
Ganges River

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Taj Gallery and Taj Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Taj Mahal and Spiritual Museum. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, browse the exhibits of U.P Handicrafts Development Center, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agra trip planner.

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Agra sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

5
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.
Head to Chandni Chowk and KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporiumfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to India Gate, admire the masterpieces at Crafts Museum, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Mandir Temple and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Jim Corbett National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jim Corbett National Park tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Jim Corbett National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jim Corbett National Park
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park
Durga Mandir Temple ©
Durga Mandir Temple

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Har ki Pauri and Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Swami Vivekanand Park. Step out of Rishikesh to go to Haridwar and see Birla Ghat, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Jim Corbett National Park to Rishikesh takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Haridwar
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Spas
River Rafting & Tubing
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Hidimba Devi Temple and Naggar Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Solang Valley and Rani Nallah. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and examine the collection at International Roerich Memorial Trust.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali journey planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

4
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.
Hall of Fame and The Little Paradise will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Thiksey Monastery and Gomang Stupa for their historical value. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, hunt for treasures at Tibetan Market, look for gifts at Pashmina House, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Shopping Tours
Find places to stay May 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

3
nights
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.
The Partition Museum and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Harmandir Sahib and Gobindgarh Fort. Go for a jaunt from Amritsar to Jalandhar to see Pushpa Gujral Science City about 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Pushpa Gujral Science City
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Spas

4
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.
City Palace of Jaipur and Gyan Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Amber Palace and Brihaspati Dham Mandir will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Jewels Lake Palace , Jaipur.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Jaipur takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amritsar in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Jaipur, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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nights
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park ©
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then look for gifts at Village Women Craft.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ranthambore National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Udaipur.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranthambore Fort
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Village Women Craft ©
Village Women Craft
Ranthambore Fort ©
Ranthambore Fort

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Pichola and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at City Palace of Udaipur and Udaipur Art Villa. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Gothwal Art, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Udaipur road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ranthambore National Park to Udaipur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Shopping Tours
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum

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nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Ambapur Stepwell. Head to Ahmedabad One Mall and Ratiosfor plenty of shopping. When in Ahmedabad, make a side trip to see Lukshmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara, approximately Vadodara away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, admire the landmark architecture of Sidi Saeed Mosque, and explore the activities along Kankaria Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ahmedabad trip planner.

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Ahmedabad takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 50°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Lukshmi Vilas Palace
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Calico Museum of Textiles ©
Calico Museum of Textiles
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace

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Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Visit Khajrana Ganesh Mandir and Shri Tirupati Balaji Mandir for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. Step out of Indore with an excursion to Kaila Devi Temple in Dewas--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanch Mandir, don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, and pause for some photo ops at Rajneet Hanuman Mandir.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Indore online attractions planner.

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Indore in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in May: high temperatures in Indore hover around 47°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kaila Devi Temple
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Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir ©
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Step out of the city life by going to Chowpatty Beach and Marine Drive. Visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Shree Siddhivinayak for their historical value. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Dharavi, hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip planner.

You can fly from Indore to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Indore in May, you will find days in Mumbai are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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