10 days in North India Itinerary

10 days in North India Itinerary

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New Delhi
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Srinagar
— 1 night
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Leh
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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.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, then stop by People Tree, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Connaught Place. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Kamala The Craft Outlet, then hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, and then contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. August in New Delhi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Flea Market
Chandni Chowk
3.5
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Historic Site
India Gate
4.2
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World heritage site
Humayun's Tomb
4.6

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and then admire the striking features of Agra Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then contemplate the long history of Saha Burj, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

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Must see
Agra Fort
4.5
Must see
Taj Mahal
4.7
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Historic Site
Saha Burj
4.6

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Varanasi

Varanasi ©

Spiritual Capital of India

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 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tulsi Manas Temple, then view the masterpieces at Ruchika Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Varanasi Remembrances, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): browse for treasures at Ashul Sharma, view the masterpieces at Mehta Art Gallery, and then browse the exhibits of Kriti Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Varanasi trip planner.

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Varanasi

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Architectural Building
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple
3.9
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Varanasi Remembrances
4.4

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Srinagar

Srinagar ©

Kashmiri Venice

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, then stop by Hazara Arts, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Nag Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Srinagar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Varanasi in August: high temperatures in Srinagar hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Dal Lake
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Hazara Arts
5.0

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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.
Thiksey Monastery and Alchi Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Leh with an excursion to Hemis Monastery in Hemis--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Hazara Arts Leh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

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Traveling by flight from Srinagar to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Thiksey Monastery
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Religious Site
Alchi Monastery
4.2
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Religious Site
Hemis Monastery
4.7

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