11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India travel planner

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New Delhi
— 3 nights
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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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Rishikesh
— 1 night
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Manali
— 2 nights
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New Delhi

— 3 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 in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read New Delhi tour itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10.5 hour difference. In March, New Delhi is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 85°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

Agra

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip tool.

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in March, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

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.
On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, then explore the fascinating underground world of Saspol Caves, then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Leh route app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:

Rishikesh

— 1 night

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 26th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner.

Fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

Manali

— 2 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, and finally explore the activities along Beas River. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, then examine the collection at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Manali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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