10 days in North India Itinerary

10 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India trip maker

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Varanasi
— 1 night
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Nainital
— 1 night
Fly
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Rishikesh
— 2 nights
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New Delhi
— 3 nights
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Varanasi

— 1 night

Spiritual Capital of India

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 19th (Thu), get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat. On your second day here, explore the activities along Ganges River, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Varanasi vacation builder site.

Chennai to Varanasi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Varanasi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature · Tours · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Agra

— 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Agra holiday planner.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Varanasi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Agra, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

Nainital

— 1 night
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 23rd (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Nainital travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to Nainital takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Nainital

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:

Rishikesh

— 2 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll around Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Beatles Ashram, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh trip website.

You can fly from Nainital to Rishikesh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Spas · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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New Delhi

— 3 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Spas and Hauz Khas Village. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, steep yourself in history at India Gate, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip website.

Getting from Rishikesh to New Delhi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Spas
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