58 days in India Itinerary

58 days in India Itinerary

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58 days in India Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  14​h
1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
train:  17​h 30​min
2
Kalimpong
— 10 nights
train:  28​h
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Chandigarh
— 12 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Shimla
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
6
Chandigarh
— 10 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Chandigarh
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
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Melbourne, Australia to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to India Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Kolkata (Calcutta) to be warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Shopping Tours
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10
nights
Kalimpong

Kalimpong
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalimpong day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kalimpong in 15.5 hours. September in Kalimpong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), you're off toNew Delhi.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 21 — Oct 1:

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, and make a trip to India Gate.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip website .

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to New Delhi takes 26 hours. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chandigarh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 6:
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Food Tours

12
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Chandigarh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for Amritsar on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 18:

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shimla: Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan). There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Mall, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla holiday maker app .

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Tara Devi Temple
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

10
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chandigarh: Mohali (Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial & Fateh Burj), Panchkula (Yadvinder Garden & Chokhi Dhani) and Monkey Point (in Kasauli). See some other sides of Chandigarh: take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Sarkaria Cactus Garden, contemplate the long history of Shiv Mandir Saketri, and browse the different shops at DT Mall.

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Traveling by car from Amritsar to Chandigarh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Panchkula, Mohali, Fun City - Elante Mall, Monkey Point
Find places to stay Oct 22 — Nov 1:
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Yadvinder Garden ©
Yadvinder Garden
Shiv Mandir Saketri ©
Shiv Mandir Saketri
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial ©

3
nights
Amritsar

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Amritsar is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, stop by India House, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip planner .

You can drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Amritsar sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
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Spas
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple

8
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Chandigarh: Qila Mubarak (in Patiala), Bhakra Dam (in Rupnagar) and Bhadrakali Temple (in Kurukshetra). See some other sides of Chandigarh: stop by Shastri Market, admire the natural beauty at Hibicus Garden, and steep yourself in history at Morni Hills.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for New Delhi on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bhadrakali Temple, Morni Hills, Qila Mubarak, Bhakra Dam
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 12:
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Bhakra Dam ©
Bhakra Dam
Smriti Upavan ©
Smriti Upavan
Morni Hills ©
Morni Hills

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Gurugram (Gurgaon) (DLF Cyber Hub & Ambience Mall). See some other sides of New Delhi: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporium, and wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Chandigarh to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gurugram (Gurgaon), Akshardham
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Ambience Mall ©
Ambience Mall
DLF Cyber Hub ©
DLF Cyber Hub
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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