13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Leh
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and then explore the activities along Ganges River. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, then make a trip to Assi Ghat, then contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat, and finally make a trip to Sarnath.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Varanasi holiday planner.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Varanasi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 47°C and 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then make a trip to Jahangir's Hauz, and finally steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mehtab Bagh, then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally look for gifts at The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Agra online travel route planner .

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

2
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.
On the 6th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, then take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and finally contemplate the long history of India Gate.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip builder .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Leh to Alchi to see Alchi Monastary about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Thu) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, contemplate the long history of Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and admire the striking features of Matho Gompa.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Leh online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa

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