29 days in India Itinerary

29 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tawang
— 2 nights
2
Auli
— 2 nights
3
Leh
— 1 night
4
Shimla
— 1 night
5
Jaipur
— 3 nights
6
Udaipur
— 2 nights
7
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
8
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
9
Goa
— 2 nights
10
Hampi
— 2 nights
11
Lakshadweep
— 1 night
12
Munnar
— 2 nights
13
Pondicherry
— 3 nights
14
Imphal
— 1 night
15
Bodh Gaya
— 1 night
16
Gangtok
— 1 night

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Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Gorichen Peak, pause for some photo ops at Gorsam Chorten, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Geshila Peak, thenexplore the activities along Panga Teng Tso lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Taktsang Gompa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tawang journey tool.

Guwahati to Tawang is an approximately 13-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Auli.

Things to do in Tawang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Gorichen Peak ©
Gorichen Peak
Geshila Peak ©
Geshila Peak
Panga Teng Tso lake ©
Panga Teng Tso lake

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Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Nanda Devi National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Auli online holiday builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tawang to Auli. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Auli

Nature Parks
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Nanda Devi National Park ©
Nanda Devi National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Leh Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, and then appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Leh trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Auli to Leh with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Shey Monastery ©
Shey Monastery
Leh Royal Palace ©
Leh Royal Palace

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, thendon't miss a visit to The Ridge, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To plan Shimla vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Leh to Shimla by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

3
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Jaipur

Jaipur
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts, and make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jaipur itinerary builder website.

Fly from Shimla to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Shimla in December, expect nights in Jaipur to be little chillier, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Museums
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Fabric Ashoka, browse the exhibits of City Palace of Udaipur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagdish Temple. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Udaipur day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum ©
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum

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Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the next day, stop by Silk Route Art Gallery, thensteep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort, and then explore the activities along Gadsisar Sagar Lake.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer road trip app.

Getting from Udaipur to Jaisalmer by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Gadsisar Sagar Lake ©
Gadsisar Sagar Lake

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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jami Masjid, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, thensteep yourself in history at Dada Harir Stepwell, and finally explore the ancient world of Ambapur Stepwell.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ahmedabad sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Ahmedabad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Akshardham
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Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 25th (Fri), revel in the low prices at Din Brothers Jewellers and Gold Smiths and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agonda Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Literati Bookshop & Cafe, kick back and relax at Baga Beach, and then admire the striking features of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

Plan my trip to Goa with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Ahmedabad to Goa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ahmedabad in December since evenings lows in Goa dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Literati Bookshop & Cafe ©
Literati Bookshop & Cafe

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, thendon't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba, thencontemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hampi trip planner.

Drive from Goa to Hampi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Goa in December: highs in Hampi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lakshadweep.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables

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Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep tourism thrives due to its remote and secluded appeal and coral reefs.
To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lakshadweep trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hampi to Lakshadweep. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Lakshadweep

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Munnar day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lakshadweep to Munnar with the Route module. December in Munnar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Climbing Tours

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, thentake in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, thenmake a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sadhana Forest, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pondicherry travel app.

You can drive from Munnar to Pondicherry in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Imphal.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Sadhana Forest
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

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Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. On the 4th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Three Mothers Art Gallery and then appreciate the views at Imphal Valley.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Imphal trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pondicherry to Imphal. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Imphal

Nature Parks Museums
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Three Mothers Art Gallery ©
Three Mothers Art Gallery

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Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the striking features of Mahabodhi Temple and then make a trip to Bodhi Tree.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bodh Gaya trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Imphal to Bodh Gaya with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites
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Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Bodhi Tree ©
Bodhi Tree

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, make a trip to Nathula, thenexplore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Kyichu Ga-Tsal.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planner.

You can fly from Bodh Gaya to Gangtok in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Kyongnosla Waterfall ©
Kyongnosla Waterfall

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