60 days in South Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Asia Itinerary

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60 days in South Asia Itinerary

Start: Paphos, Cyprus
Fly:  19​h
1
Leh, India
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5​h
2
Agra, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Jaisalmer, India
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  8​h
6
Thekkady, India
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
7
Neil Island, India
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
8
Havelock Island, India
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  10​h 45​min
9
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3​h
10
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
11
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7​h
12
Goa, India
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  14​h 15​min
End: Paphos, Cyprus

5
nights
Leh, India

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shanti Stupa and Alchi Choskor Monastery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Likir Gompa. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Khardung La, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sand Dunes Leisure Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Leh online driving holiday planner.

Paphos, Cyprus to Leh is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Paphos to Leh, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Khardung La
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Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
River Rafting & Tubing
Sand Dunes Leisure Park ©
Sand Dunes Leisure Park

5
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham and Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri. Escape the urban bustle at Keoladeo National Park and National Chambal Sanctuary NCS. Change things up with a short trip to ISKCON Vrindavan in Vrindavan (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri, Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham

5
nights
Jaipur, India

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Deer Park, Ashok Vihar, Jaipur. Visiting EleSafari and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, and admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Jaipur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari

5
nights
Jaisalmer, India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jaisalmer War Museum and Tanot Mata Temple. Get some historical perspective at Jain Temples and Jaisalmer Fort. Spend the 18th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Desert Culture Centre & Museum and stop by Jai Shankar Handicrafts.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu ©
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Get some historical perspective at Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com and Kopan Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Make the 23rd (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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

Getting from Jaisalmer to Kathmandu by combination of taxi and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kathmandu are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhaktapur
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Thekkady, India

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Get outdoors at Climbing Tours and Periyar National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, get outside with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady vacation builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kathmandu to Thekkady in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Neil Island.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Climbing Tours
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Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Neil Island, India

Neil Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): snap pictures at Howrah Bridge. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sitapur Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laxmanpur Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bharatpur Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Neil Island trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thekkady to Neil Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Neil Island

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

3
nights
Havelock Island, India

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.
Get outdoors at Radhanagar Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Family-friendly places like Elephant Beach and Vijaynagar Beach will thrill your kids. There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and stroll through Kalapathar Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Havelock Island planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Neil Island to Havelock Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Anuradhapura.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and Ruwanwelisaya will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Safaris and Dhilip De Alwis will get you outdoors. Explore Anuradhapura's surroundings by going to Dambulla Cave Temple (in Habarana) and Sigiriya (Pidurangala Rock & Sigiriya). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Isurumuniya Temple and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mihintale.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anuradhapura trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Havelock Island to Anuradhapura in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Habarana, Sigiriya
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Safaris
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi ©
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

4
nights
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

Tissamaharama ©
Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
Step out of the city life by going to Bundala National Park and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Udawalawe National Park (in Udawalawe National Park) and Yala National Park (in Yala National Park). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours.

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

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Anuradhapura to Tissamaharama takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. April in Tissamaharama sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bundala National Park, Udawalawe National Park, Yala National Park
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Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Safaris
Udawalawe National Park ©
Udawalawe National Park

5
nights
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kayaking & Canoeing. Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara and Galle Fort will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Community Tsunami Museum (in Hikkaduwa), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Bentota) and Ahungalla Beach (in Ahungalla).

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tissamaharama to Unawatuna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Community Tsunami Museum, Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ahungalla Beach
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Goa, India

Goa
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vagator Beach and Utorda Beach. Kids will enjoy Morjim Beach and Mandrem Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cola Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baga Beach, look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Goa trip maker tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Unawatuna to Goa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Traveling from Unawatuna in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 34°C in Goa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vagator Beach
Vagator Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach