11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Manali
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kullu
— 1 night
Drive to Kullu Manali Airport, Fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport
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New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agra
— 1 night
Train to New Delhi, Fly to Leh
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Leh
— 1 night
Fly
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Amritsar
— 1 night
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Manali

— 2 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Solang Nullah, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Rozy Falls, then Head underground at Arjun Gufa, and finally take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali day trip site.

Washington DC, USA to Manali is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Manali is 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Kullu

— 1 night
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Himalayan National Park.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Kullu trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature · Parks
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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.
On the 13th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at India Gate, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kullu to New Delhi. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 104°F during the day and 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Agra

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

Plan my day in Agra using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Agra sees daily highs of 106°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Leh journey builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Amritsar

— 1 night

Golden City

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 103°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours · Historic Sites
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