16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Badrinath
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Rishikesh
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Bengaluru


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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mandir Mata Lal Devi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar trip itinerary maker website .

Bengaluru to Amritsar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Amritsar, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
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Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chandigarh sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Chandigarh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinjore Gardens, Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens

3
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Visit Valley of Flowers National Park and Hemkund Sahib for their historical value. Bheem Pul and Joshimath are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Badrinath to go to Chamoli and see Auli, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Badrinath trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Badrinath takes 15.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chamoli, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib

4
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani. Popular historic sites such as Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri are in your itinerary. When in Rishikesh, make a side trip to see Chandi Devi Temple in Haridwar, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, and snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Badrinath to Rishikesh in 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Haridwar, Triveni Ghat, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

3
nights
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.
India Gate and Nature & Wildlife Tours will appeal to history buffs. It doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Rishikesh to New Delhi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
India Gate ©
India Gate

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