11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

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Amritsar
— 1 night
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Srinagar
— 1 night
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Leh
— 3 nights
Fly to Delhi, Train to Agra Cantt
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Agra
— 1 night
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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, then stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amritsar online vacation planner.

Washington DC, USA to Amritsar is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Amritsar due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amritsar, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Srinagar

— 1 night

Kashmiri Venice

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Nag Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, then look for gifts at Akee Crafts, then admire the verdant scenery at Doodhpathri, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Thang.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Srinagar sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Amritsar to Srinagar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Amritsar in July, expect Srinagar to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Leh

— 3 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Visiting Nubra Valley and Saspol Caves will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leh online tour builder.

You can fly from Srinagar to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Agra

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online road trip planner.

Getting from Leh to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, then don't miss a visit to India Gate, and finally make a trip to Naqqar Khana.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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