11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

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Fly
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Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rishikesh
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive
4
Vrindavan
— 2 nights
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Drive to Indira Gandhi International Airport, Fly to Kullu Manali Airport, Drive to Kasol
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Kasol
— 2 nights
Drive to Kullu Manali Airport, Fly to Leipzig/Halle Airport

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Amritsar

— 2 nights

Golden City

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, examine the collection at Central Sikh Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, then examine the collection at Virasat-e-Khlasa, and finally stop by India House.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar day trip planner.

Leipzig, Germany to Amritsar is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Leipzig to Amritsar is 4.5 hours. While traveling from Leipzig, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Amritsar, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Rishikesh

— 3 nights

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Triveni Ghat and Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Parmarth Niketan Ashram and Shri Sachcha Akhileshwar Mahadev Temple. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula Bridge, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Rishikesh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Haridwar

— 1 night

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Haridwar online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Haridwar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Vrindavan

— 2 nights

Braj-Bhoomi

The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, see the interesting displays at Government Museum Mathura, and then take in the awesome beauty at Govardhan Hill. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at vrindavan and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vrindavan trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Haridwar to Vrindavan in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Vrindavan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Kasol

— 2 nights
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
On the 5th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then trek along Sar Pass Trek.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kasol trip site.

Explore your travel options from Vrindavan to Kasol with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Mathura District travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Mountains
Mathura district situated along the banks of the river Yamuna is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of northern India. The historic town of Mathura is the district headquarters. The District is part of Agra division. Mathura is bounded on the northeast by Aligarh District, on the southeast by Hathras District, on the south by Agra District, and on the west by Rajasthan and northwest by Haryana state. Mathura district is an important pilgrimage centre of Hindus.Historical backgroundMathura has an ancient history. According to the Archaeological Survey of India plaque at the Mathura Museum, the city is mentioned in the oldest Indian epic, the Ramayana. In the epic, the Ikshwaku prince Shatrughna slays a demon called Lavanasura and claims the land. Afterwards, the place came to be known as Madhuvan as it was thickly wooded, then Madhupura and later Mathura.In the 6th century BCE Mathura became the capital of the Surasena mahajanapada.The city was later ruled by the Maurya empire (4th to 2nd centuries BCE) and the Shunga dynasty (2nd century BCE). It may have come under the control of Indo-Greeks some time between 180 BCE and 100 BCE. It then reverted to local rule before being conquered by the Indo-Scythians during the 1st century BCE.

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