17 days in India & Kathmandu Itinerary

17 days in India & Kathmandu Itinerary

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17 days in India & Kathmandu Itinerary

Start: Bologna, Italy
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Leh, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Srinagar, India
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agra, India
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Bologna, Italy


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4
nights
Leh, India

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.
Spend the 27th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basgo gompa, admire the verdant scenery at Markha Valley, and make a trip to Temple at Sumda Chun.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Leh online driving holiday planner .

Bologna, Italy to Leh is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bologna to Leh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Phyang Monastery ©
Phyang Monastery
Photography Tours

1
night
Srinagar, India

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, then make a trip to Challi Point, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Nag Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Srinagar day trip website .

Getting from Leh to Srinagar by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Srinagar are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

3
nights
New Delhi, India

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi travel planner .

Getting from Srinagar to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Srinagar in January, expect nights in New Delhi to be somewhat warmer, around 9°C, while days are warmer, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

3
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra with an excursion to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur--about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 4th (Tue) on the rails with a train tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Agra road trip tool .

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Agra sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

4
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Make the 6th (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. On the 7th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get outside with Himalayan Leaders, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Make your Kathmandu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Kathmandu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Agra in February, with highs in Kathmandu at 26°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Helicopter Tours
Climbing Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

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