13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
train:  36​h
1
Agra
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
train:  10​h 30​min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
train + taxi:  7​h
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Pathankot
— Few hours
train:  10​h 30​min
7
New Delhi
— Few hours
train:  44​h
End: Thrissur

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah as well as Taj Mahal. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Taj Mahal, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Agra online travel route planner .

Bengaluru to Agra is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Agra to be a bit warmer, temps between 48°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

1
night
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.
You've now added Akshardham to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Akshardham and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at India Gate, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar, and finally explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wagah as well as Jallianwala Bagh. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Wagah.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in May, Amritsar is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Amritsar

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wagah ©
Wagah
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dal Lake. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore and take pictures at HPCA Stadium and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake.

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You can drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip builder site .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pathankot.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Subhash Baoli ©
Subhash Baoli

few
hours
Pathankot

Pathankot
Pathankot is a city in the Punjab state of India. For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pathankot trip itinerary website .

Drive from Dalhousie to Pathankot in 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you're off toNew Delhi.

Things to do in Pathankot

Historic Sites Parks

few
hours
New Delhi

New Delhi
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pathankot to New Delhi. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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