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 Phyang Monastery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Khardung La. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Sand Dunes Leisure Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip builder website.

Paphos, Cyprus to Leh is an approximately 19- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paphos to Leh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to 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
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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 ISKCON Vrindavan. Escape the urban bustle at Keoladeo National Park and National Chambal Sanctuary NCS. Change things up with a short trip to Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri in Fatehpur Sikri (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, 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 Amer jeep Safari 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
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
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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

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples

5
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Kathmandu, Nepal

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 Boudhanath Stupa. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Make the 23rd (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip builder website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Kathmandu in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. March in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. 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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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 Climbing Tours and Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. Get outdoors at Periyar Tiger Reserve and Periyar National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, 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 ©
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 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

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

3
nights
Havelock Island, India

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 Fishing Charters & Tours and Kalapathar Beach. Family-friendly places like Radhanagar 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 Elephant 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 Parks Beaches
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 Sigiriya 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 Pidurangala Rock (in Sigiriya). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruwanwelisaya and make a trip to Isurumuniya Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anuradhapura trip planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time 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

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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 Udawalawe National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safaris and Off-Road Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Yala National Park in Yala National Park (about 1h 25 min away).

You can plan Tissamaharama trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Anuradhapura to Tissamaharama in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April in Tissamaharama, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ahungalla Beach. Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara and Galle Fort will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Bentota), Community Tsunami Museum (in Hikkaduwa) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Mirissa). There's lots more to do: categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_appreciation_for_local_ecosystems_through Eco Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Unawatuna journey planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Tissamaharama to Unawatuna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Unawatuna sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Community Tsunami Museum, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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 Morjim Beach and Cola Beach. Kids will enjoy Mandrem Beach and Utorda Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ashwem Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda 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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Ashwem Beach ©
Ashwem Beach
Utorda Beach ©
Utorda Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach