11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

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11 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Indore

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to The Mall. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Shimla attractions planning tool .

Indore to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Indore in December: highs in Shimla hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, explore the activities along Beas River, explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manali trip site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, don't miss a visit to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sar Pass Trek.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kasol trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Manali to Kasol in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kasol

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Manikaran
Highlights from your plan
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi travel route builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kasol to New Delhi. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 17th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and then get your game on at Play Safari.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Agra trip planning tool .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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