15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Nubra Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hemis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Agra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
10
Kozhikode
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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1
day
Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley ©
A trip to Nubra Valley must be planned in advance due to the area's weather extremes, which include freezing winters.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get outside with Hunder Sand Dunes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), and then admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nubra Valley trip builder website .

New Delhi to Nubra Valley is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hemis.

Things to do in Nubra Valley

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
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Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Hunder Sand Dunes ©
Hunder Sand Dunes

1
night
Hemis

Hemis ©
On the 24th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hemis Monastery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hemis trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Nubra Valley to Hemis in 4.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Leh.

Things to do in Hemis

Historic Sites
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Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, then identify plant and animal life at Donkey Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Serzang Temple, and finally look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip maker .

You can drive from Hemis to Leh in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and finally stop by Raunak Punjabi Jutti.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Amritsar are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Raunak Punjabi Jutti ©
Raunak Punjabi Jutti

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Rail Museum, identify plant and animal life at Jahanpanah City Forest, and then wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Amritsar to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Jahanpanah City Forest ©
Jahanpanah City Forest
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by Fair Deal Textile and then identify plant and animal life at EleSafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace and then stop by New Maharaja Gem Palace.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur travel planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Jaipur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
New Maharaja Gem Palace ©
New Maharaja Gem Palace

1
night
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for gifts at Marble Cottage, look for gifts at Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts, then look for gifts at Unique Handicrafts, then examine the collection at Taj Museum, and finally stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Agra sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs ©
Taj Museum ©
Taj Museum
Unique Handicrafts ©
Unique Handicrafts

1
night
Varanasi

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 (Thu): stop by Baba Black Sheep, stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, then look for gifts at Bala Ji Handicraft, then stop by Varanasi Remembrances, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Varanasi trip planner .

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
The Bed Silk & Pashmina ©
The Bed Silk & Pashmina
Varanasi Remembrances ©
Varanasi Remembrances

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night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, see the interesting displays at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum, then stop by Himroo Fabrics, then look for gifts at Paithani Silk Weaving Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Prozone Mall Aurangabad.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad holiday planning website .

Fly from Varanasi to Aurangabad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Himroo Fabrics ©
Himroo Fabrics
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum ©

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night
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Krishna Menon Museum, contemplate the long history of Kappad Beach, and then stroll through Kozhikode Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through S.M. Street, then kick back and relax at Beypore Beach, and then browse the different shops at Focus Mall.

Discover how to plan a Kozhikode trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aurangabad to Kozhikode. Traveling from Aurangabad in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kozhikode, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Beypore Beach ©
Beypore Beach

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