11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

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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
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to India Gate, contemplate the long history of Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect New Delhi to be much warmer, temps between 85°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Agra

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in March, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Donkey Sanctuary, Head underground at Saspol Caves, then examine the collection at Hall of Fame, then take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Leh trip itinerary planning app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

Rishikesh

— 1 night

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip maker tool.

You can fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:

Manali

— 2 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Rozy Falls, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, then have some family-friendly fun at Club House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manali trip builder site.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27: