10 days in Agra, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

10 days in Agra, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

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10 days in Agra, Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + subway + train:  6​h 15​min
Agra
— 3 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
days
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 17th (Wed) on the rails with a train tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Jahangir's Hauz, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Agra is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Agra, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
days
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daksheshwar Mahadev, admire all the interesting features of Gurukul Kangri University, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, and finally make a trip to Lacchiwalla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gau Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhimgoda Tank, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Pentagon Mall.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Haridwar day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Haridwar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

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Lacchiwalla
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Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
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Mansa Devi Temple
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Chandi Devi Temple

4
days
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Step out of Rishikesh with an excursion to Badrinath Temple in Badrinath--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, browse the fresh offerings at Cooking Masala, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

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Rishikesh is just a stone's throw from Haridwar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula
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