30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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Leh
— 6 nights
2
Manali
— 6 nights
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
5
Goa
— 6 nights
6
Neil Island
— 2 nights
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 Namgyal Tsemo Gompa. There's much more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, witness a stunning natural landmark at Panamic Hot Sulphur Springs, explore the activities along Sindhu Ghat, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip 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. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suru Valley, Nubra Valley
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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Photography Tours
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Beas Kund and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bhrigu Lake and Friendship Peak. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, get in on the family fun at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and Head underground at Arjun Gufa.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip builder website.

Drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
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Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ranka Monastery and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Family-friendly places like Tsongmo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, visit MG Marg, and make a trip to Hanuman Tok.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Manali to Gangtok by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pelling trip planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In July in Pelling, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Utorda Beach and Ashwem Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mobor Beach and Mandrem Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vagator Beach, and explore the ancient world of Chapora Fort.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Goa takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) 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

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 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Laxmanpur Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bharatpur Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach and then take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Neil Island trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goa to Neil Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

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 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapathar Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach and then stroll through Vijaynagar Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Havelock Island journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can 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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