15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varanasi
— 1 night
2
Agra
— 3 nights
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
4
Leh
— 5 nights
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night

1
night
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. On your second day here, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ashul Sharma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, make a trip to Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi online trip builder.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, Varanasi is somewhat warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Parks · Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Agra trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spas

4
nights
New Delhi

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in New Delhi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

5
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Leh trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 16th (Sun), do sightseeing your way with Himalayas Adventure, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swarg Ashram, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Crafted Experiences.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip site.

You can fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas
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Spas
Himalayas Adventure ©
Himalayas Adventure
Swarg Ashram ©
Swarg Ashram

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