10 days in North India Itinerary

10 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India route planner

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New Delhi
— 5 nights
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Taxi to Amritsar, Fly to Washington Dulles

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New Delhi

— 5 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.
Attractions like National Rail Museum and Hauz Khas Village make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas and Qutub Golf Course. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, tee off at Delhi Golf Club (DGC), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and contemplate the long history of Red Fort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Delhi day trip website.

Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to New Delhi, you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Golf
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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 16th (Wed): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then browse the range of quality goods at Kushi Boutique.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping

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