11 days in North India Itinerary

11 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varanasi
— 1 night
2
Agra
— 2 nights
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
4
Leh
— 2 nights
5
Amritsar
— 2 nights

1
night
Varanasi

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi day trip site.

Brisbane, Australia to Varanasi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Brisbane in May, with highs in Varanasi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours Nature Parks
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, thenadmire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Agra trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Agra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, thensee the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and finally stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leh road trip website.

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers ©
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the striking features of Akal Takht, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, thendon't miss a visit to Jallianwala Bagh, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar day trip planning site.

You can fly from Leh to Amritsar in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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