30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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Leh
— 6 nights
2
Manali
— 7 nights
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
5
Goa
— 6 nights
6
Neil Island
— 1 night
7
Havelock Island
— 2 nights

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Photography Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, take in the natural beauty of Panamic Hot Sulphur Springs, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leh online route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Leh is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Leh. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suru Valley, Nubra Valley, Druk Padma Karpo School
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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Photography Tours
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

7
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Spiti Valley and Hidimba Devi Temple will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jogini Waterfall and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Go for a jaunt from Manali to Kullu to see Hampta about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, take in the dramatic scenery at Rozy Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Manali sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Himachal Pradesh, Hampta
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ranka Monastery and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Enchey Monastery. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take a stroll through MG Marg, and make a trip to Hanuman Tok.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Manali to Gangtok in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pelling vacation planning site.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

6
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Bring the kids along to Utorda Beach and Mobor Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Ashwem Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sinquerim Beach, explore the ancient world of Chapora Fort, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Goa trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pelling to Goa by combination of taxi and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Goa, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Ashwem Beach ©
Ashwem Beach

1
night
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 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Howrah Bridge and then kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Neil Island driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goa to Neil Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

2
nights
Havelock Island

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 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kalapathar Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vijaynagar Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Havelock Island trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach
Vijaynagar Beach ©
Vijaynagar Beach

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