37 days in India Itinerary

37 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
1
Goa
— 8 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h 45 min
3
Mahabalipuram
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
4
Neil Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 30 min
5
Havelock Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
6
Leh
— 9 nights
Fly + Taxi:  13 h 45 min
7
Darjeeling
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 15 min
8
Jaisalmer
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Bhuj
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

8
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shanta Durga Temple and Mangeshi Temple. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mobor Beach and Cansaulim Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Ozran Beach, kick back and relax at Galjibaga Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Francis of Assissi, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Rita's Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Goa vacation builder website.

Mumbai to Goa is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Goa when traveling from Mumbai in April, with lows around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Goa

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 12:
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Ozran Beach ©
Ozran Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Arossim Beach ©
Arossim Beach

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shantaleswara Temple, then make a trip to Sri Veeranarayana Temple, and then take a stroll through Belavadi. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakshmi Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basadi Halli, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodandaramaswami Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Chikmagalur itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Goa to Chikmagalur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Halebid, Lakshmi Devi Temple
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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Shantaleswara Temple ©
Shantaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli
Lakshmi Devi Temple ©
Lakshmi Devi Temple

3
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Get a sense of the local culture at India Seashell Museum and Tiger Cave. Popular historic sites such as Sri Sthala Sayanaperumal Temple and Mahabalipuram Lighthouse are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukunda Nayanar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mahabalipuram Beach, view the masterpieces at Srinithi Art Gallery, and explore the ancient world of Raya Gopura.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mahabalipuram driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Chikmagalur to Mahabalipuram takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Mahabalipuram Beach ©
Mahabalipuram Beach
India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum
Mahabalipuram Lighthouse ©
Mahabalipuram Lighthouse

1
night
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 18th (Sat): stroll through Laxmanpur Beach, kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Neil Island Jetty. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ram Nagar Beach and then kick back and relax at Bharatpur Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Neil Island tour itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mahabalipuram to Neil Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

1
night
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 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kalapathar Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Elephant Beach.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Havelock Island sightseeing planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Photography Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Namgyal Tsemo Gompa and Hemis Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Leh: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi), Konigspalast von Shey (in Shey) and Sakti (Monastero Tak Thok & Takthok Monastery). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Likir Gompa, explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Havelock Island to Leh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hemis, Sakti, Alchi Monastary, Konigspalast von Shey
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

1
night
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery, take in the pleasant sights at Orange Valley Tea Estate, take in the awesome beauty at Observatory Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Himalayan Tibet Museum, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then see the interesting displays at Everest Museum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Darjeeling online trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Darjeeling in 14 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Desert Culture Centre & Museum and The Thar Heritage Museum. Get some historical perspective at Mandir Palace and Baba Ramdev Mandir Ramdevra. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Hari Om Jewellers, take in the pleasant sights at Jaisalmer Sunset Point, view the masterpieces at Sonee Art Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Jaisalmer sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Jaisalmer in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bhuj.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Thar Desert
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Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli ©
Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli
The Thar Heritage Museum ©
The Thar Heritage Museum
Mandir Palace ©
Mandir Palace

3
nights
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vasai Jain Temple and Guru Gorakhnath Temple. Get some cultural insight at Kakkadbhit Yaksha and Bhujia Fort. Change things up with these side-trips from Bhuj: Mandvi (Shipyards at Mandvi, Mandvi Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vande Matram Memorial, get engrossed in the history at LLDC, and see the interesting displays at Vande Mataram Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Bhuj journey maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Bhuj takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bhuj can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Mandvi, Vasai Jain Temple
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Kakkadbhit Yaksha ©
Kakkadbhit Yaksha
Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach
Vande Matram Memorial ©
Vande Matram Memorial

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