16 days in North India Itinerary

16 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
2
Manali
— 2 nights
3
Agra
— 2 nights
4
Leh
— 3 nights
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night
6
Amritsar
— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Gandhi Smriti and Crafts Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Humayun's Tomb and National Museum. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, contemplate the long history of India Gate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New Delhi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8.5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in February: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 2nd (Mon), hike along Lamadugh Trek, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, thenhit the slopes at Solang Nullah, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Let the collections at Taj Gallery and Shahin Arts capture your imagination. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Diwan E Aam, and take in the exciting artwork at U.P Handicrafts Development Center.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Agra travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Manali to Agra takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hall of Fame and The Little Paradise. Take a break from the city and head to Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Saspol Caves. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Kalachakra Stupa, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gomang Stupa.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Leh tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Stok Palace Museum ©
Stok Palace Museum
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh vacation planning site.

Getting from Leh to Rishikesh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Spas
River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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 11th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amritsar online journey planner.

Fly from Rishikesh to Amritsar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Spas
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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