10 days in North India & Leh Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Nainital
— 2 nights
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Leh
— 1 night
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
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New Delhi — 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Spas and Food Tours will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hauz Khas Village and Jahanara Begum's Tomb. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chennai in October since evenings lows in New Delhi dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.
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Agra — 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): push the limits with Agra Taxi Booking, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Agra itinerary planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nainital.
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Nainital — 2 nights

The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital trip planner.

You can drive from Agra to Nainital in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Leh.
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Leh — 1 night

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Traveling by flight from Nainital to Leh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to Dharamsala.
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Dharamsala — 2 nights

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawala Ji Temple Shaktipeeth. On your second day here, browse the range of quality goods at Kushi Boutique and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dharamsala online travel planner.

You can fly from Leh to Dharamsala in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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