15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

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15 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h
1
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Leh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Hunder
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Abu Dhabi

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Explore hidden gems such as Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari, and make a trip to Agra Fort.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Agra journey planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Agra is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Agra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Agra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rashtrapati Bhavan and Raj Ghat. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi attractions planner .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan
Raj Ghat ©
Raj Ghat

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shyamakali Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Annandale Ground, then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shimla travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Shimla when traveling from New Delhi in December, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Khardung La and River Rafting & Tubing. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, look for all kinds of wild species at Sand Dunes Leisure Park, don't miss a visit to Central Asian Museum, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

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Getting from Shimla to Leh by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hunder.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Khardung La
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Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Khardung La ©
Khardung La
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Hunder

Hunder ©
On the 14th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Hunder Sand Dunes, admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery).

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hunder trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Leh to Hunder takes 4.5 hours. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hunder

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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