15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
2
Leh
— 4 nights
3
Rishikesh
— 1 night
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
5
Agra
— 3 nights
6
Varanasi
— 1 night

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Holistic Massage Centre, fly like a bird with MadTrek Adventures, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and gain insight at Norbulingka Institute.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dharamsala day trip tool.

Chennai to Dharamsala is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
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MadTrek Adventures ©
MadTrek Adventures
Holistic Massage Centre ©
Holistic Massage Centre
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

4
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Leh trip planner.

Getting from Dharamsala to Leh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
River Rafting & Tubing

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Swarg Ashram, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhootnath Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Rishikesh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Spas
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Spas
Bhootnath Temple ©
Bhootnath Temple
Swarg Ashram ©
Swarg Ashram

3
nights
New Delhi

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.
Bring the kids along to Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of India Gate, admire the natural beauty at Lodhi Garden, and visit Hauz Khas Village.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Agra itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

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

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Veave's Studio, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Varanasi online road trip planner.

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Spas · Shopping
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Walking tours
Spas & Wellness
Veave's Studio ©
Veave's Studio

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