10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
2
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
5
Darjeeling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi


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3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kids will enjoy Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham and Dayal Bagh. Let the collections at Spiritual Museum and U.P Handicrafts Development Center capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agra: Vrindavan (ISKCON Vrindavan & Banke Bihari Temple), Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur) and Mathura (Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple & Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and stop by Unique Handicrafts.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Agra online travel planner .

New Delhi to Agra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Mathura, Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

2
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.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chokhang Vihara Temple, stop by Pashmina House, then explore the galleries of The Little Paradise, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Library Road Vegetable Market, and finally see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, identify plant and animal life at Donkey Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Ladakh Rocks & Minerals Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Leh trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Leh

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Prantika.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shimla day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Shimla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip maker .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Batasia Loop, then examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally stop by Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darjeeling online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Manali to Darjeeling by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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