15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip maker.

Chennai to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Varanasi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Spas
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Walking tours
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal and then admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Agra attractions planner.

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Agra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Food Tours

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hauz Khas Village and Rashtrapati Bhavan. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Spas
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get outside with De-N-Ascent Expeditions and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh tour planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Rishikesh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Spas · Adventure · Tours
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De-N-Ascent Expeditions ©
De-N-Ascent Expeditions

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khardung La and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Alchi Monastary (in Alchi). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Choskor Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Leh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to Leh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Khardung La, Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Khardung La ©
Khardung La
River Rafting & Tubing
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa

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Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then look for gifts at Kushi Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery and then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala holiday planner.

You can fly from Leh to Dharamsala in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Spas · Historic Sites · Museums
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Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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