10 days in North India Itinerary

10 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India travel route planner

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

— 1 night
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute and then browse the range of quality goods at Kushi Boutique. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary builder website.

Chennai to Dharamsala is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Spas · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Rishikesh

— 1 night

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the views from Ram Jhula, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

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Fly from Dharamsala to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

New Delhi

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hauz Khas Village and Rashtrapati Bhavan. Family-friendly places like Gandhi Smriti and Akshardham will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and don't miss a visit to India Gate.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:

Agra

— 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Imperial Wax Museum, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra trip app.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Agra are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then don't miss a visit to Banaras Ghats.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip planner.

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16: