22 days in North India Itinerary

22 days in North India Itinerary

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Start: Chennai
Fly:  5 h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Srinagar
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Agra
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Chennai

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, take in nature's colorful creations at Lodhi Garden, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi tour itinerary app.

Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Manali vacation planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Amritsar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai
Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal ©
Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal

3
nights
Srinagar

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.
Step out of Srinagar with an excursion to Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Dal Lake, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple, and make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Srinagar trip planner.

Fly from Amritsar to Srinagar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Amritsar in May, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Srinagar: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Apharwat Peak
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planner.

Getting from Srinagar to Leh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, stop by Taj Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online tour planner.

You can fly from Leh to Agra in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. June in Agra sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
Varanasi

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.
On the 6th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, thenview the masterpieces at Ruchika Art Gallery, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Annapurna Devi Mandir, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, and finally look for gifts at Shanti Handicraft.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Varanasi trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Ganges River
Ganges River

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