11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India trip planner

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly
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Manali
— 3 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at India Gate, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, then admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi day trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10.5 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in February, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:

Agra

— 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, then delve into the lush surroundings at National Chambal Sanctuary NCS, and then admire the masterpieces at Souvenirs Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner.

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Agra, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

Rishikesh

— 1 night

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Patna Waterfalls, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rishikesh trip maker site.

Drive from Agra to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 18:

Manali

— 3 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rozy Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, Head underground at Arjun Gufa, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Manali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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