22 days in North India Itinerary

22 days in North India Itinerary

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22 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + subway + train:  12​h
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mughal Carpet and New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, browse the different shops at Saket Mall, view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center, and browse the exhibits of Shahin Arts.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Agra holiday maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Agra is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Agra. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Agra hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like DLF Mall Of India and The Great India Place. Humayun's Tomb and India Gate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Ambience Mall in Gurugram (Gurgaon) (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila) and hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
Highlights from your plan
The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Tsechokling Gompa. Do your shopping at Maximus Mall and Thankas and Gifts. Step out of Dharamsala with an excursion to Kangra Fort in Kangra--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala online trip maker .

Getting from New Delhi to Dharamsala by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Spas

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jogini Waterfall and Keylong. Hidimba Devi Temple and Gayatri Temple will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manali itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bheem Pul, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Kapal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapt Kund. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley of Flowers National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Badrinath online tour planner .

You can drive from Manali to Badrinath in 23 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Flowers National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a stroll through Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sangla online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Badrinath to Sangla by car takes about 22.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Chitkul ©
Chitkul

2
nights
Rishikesh

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 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Jhula, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip tool .

Drive from Sangla to Rishikesh in 13.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Spas

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Little Paradise and De Pashmina Emporium. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alchi Monastary and Hemis Monastery. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, and admire the verdant scenery at Markha Valley.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Leh trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Rishikesh to Leh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

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