31 days in India Itinerary

31 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zanskar the Virgin Valley and De Pashmina Emporium. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Kyagar Tso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, and explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh vacation planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Leh is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Leh is 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nubra Valley, Suru 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jogini Waterfall and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Attractions like Beas Kund and Beas River make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, Head underground at Arjun Gufa, admire the sheer force of Zana Falls, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Leh to Manali in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ranka Monastery and Enchey Monastery. Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hanuman Tok will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, wander the streets of MG Marg, and don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gangtok planner.

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 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites · Tours · 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.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pelling tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 4.5 hours. In July in Pelling, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Utorda Beach and Mobor Beach. Attractions like Ashwem Beach and Baga Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Arambol Beach, kick back and relax at Mandrem Beach, and delve into the distant past at Chapora Fort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Goa vacation planner.

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, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Laxmanpur Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach and then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Neil Island travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goa to Neil Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

Parks · Beaches · 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapathar Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Radhanagar Beach and then kick back and relax at Vijaynagar Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Havelock Island trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havelock Island

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

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