13 days in North India Itinerary

13 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India holiday planner

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New Delhi
— 3 nights
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Agra
— 3 nights
Fly
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly
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Manali
— 3 nights
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New Delhi

— 3 nights
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.
Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Damdama Sahib, steep yourself in history at St. Stephen's Church, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi tour planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In November in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Agra

— 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agra day trip website.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Varanasi

— 2 nights

Spiritual Capital of India

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 25th (Wed): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and then don't miss a visit to Ganga Aarti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Enjoy India Trip and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Varanasi when traveling from Agra in November, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Rishikesh

— 1 night

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Varanasi to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Spas

Manali

— 3 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Solang Valley and Jogini Waterfall. Change things up with a short trip to Gauri Shankar Temple in Kullu (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Jana Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Manali trip planner.

Fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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