30 days in India Itinerary

30 days in India Itinerary

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

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Photography Tours. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Sindhu Ghat, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Panamic Hot Sulphur Springs.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leh holiday maker app.

Washington DC, USA to Leh is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10.5 hour difference. On the 27th (Sat), 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jogini Waterfall and Zana Falls. Family-friendly places like Beas Kund and Beas River will thrill your kids. Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get in on the family fun at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manali attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
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Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund

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 enjoy Ranka Monastery and Tsongmo Lake. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and take a stroll through MG Marg.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gangtok travel planning website.

Fly from Manali to Gangtok in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Goa.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery

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.
Attractions like Utorda Beach and Ashwem Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mobor Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sinquerim Beach, delve into the distant past at Chapora Fort, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Goa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gangtok to Goa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Goa are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) 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 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach and then stroll through Bharatpur Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sitapur Beach and then take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Neil Island driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goa to Neil Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough 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

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Govind Nagar Beach and Vijaynagar Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Radhanagar Beach and Elephant Beach. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and kick back and relax at Kalapathar Beach.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Havelock Island trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Govind Nagar Beach ©
Govind Nagar Beach
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach

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