32 days in India Itinerary

32 days in India Itinerary

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1
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Spituk Monastery. There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the activities along Sindhu Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, and stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leh driving holiday 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suru Valley, Druk Padma Karpo School, Nubra Valley
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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Photography Tours
Stakna Monastery ©
Stakna Monastery

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Jogini Waterfall and Hidimba Devi Temple will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beas Kund and Zana Falls. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, Head underground at Arjun Gufa, and find something for the whole family at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip planner.

Getting from Leh to Manali by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Banjhakri Water Falls and Gonjang Monastery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Nathula, browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, and look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Manali to Gangtok takes 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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Banjhakri Water Falls ©
Banjhakri Water Falls
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

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 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phodong Monastery, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pelling journey tool.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. July in Pelling sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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.
Kids will enjoy Mobor Beach and Cansaulim Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Betalbatim Beach and Ozran Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Agonda Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Naval Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Museum in Goa | San Thome Museum Goa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chapora Beach.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Goa in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Goa sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim 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): take in the waterfront at Neil Island Jetty, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laxmanpur Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ram Nagar Beach and then take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Neil Island day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goa to Neil Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) 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
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Radhanagar Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vijaynagar Beach and then kick back and relax at Kalapathar Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Havelock Island trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough 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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