19 days in North India Itinerary

19 days in North India Itinerary

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Varanasi
— 1 night
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Agra
— 2 nights
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New Delhi
— 4 nights
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Manali
— 4 nights
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Leh
— 4 nights
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Srinagar
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Varanasi

Spiritual Capital of India

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 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Varanasi day trip planner.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, Varanasi is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 47°C and lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

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Walking tours
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, and then view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Agra online attractions planner.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

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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 the less-touristy side of things at ISKCON Temple Delhi and Naqqar Khana. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to Qutub Minar.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi vacation planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
ISKCON Temple Delhi ©
ISKCON Temple Delhi
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rohtang Pass and Vashisht Baths. Step out of Manali to go to Kullu and see Hampta, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Beas Kund, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manali holiday planning app.

Fly from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shanti Stupa and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with a short trip to Alchi Monastery in Alchi (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Khardung La, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chokhang Vihara Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh tour planning app.

You can drive from Manali to Leh in 9 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Khardung La ©
Khardung La
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley

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Srinagar

Srinagar ©

Kashmiri Venice

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Apharwat Peak and Pari Mahal. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Nigeen Lake, look for gifts at Hazara Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Srinagar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Srinagar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Srinagar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake
Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden ©
Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden

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