31 days in North India Itinerary

31 days in North India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 5 nights
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Agra
— 5 nights
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Varanasi
— 4 nights
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Rishikesh
— 4 nights
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Manali
— 4 nights
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Shimla
— 3 nights
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
8
Amritsar
— 3 nights

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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.
Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Qutub Minar, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid, and steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. In January in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Qutub Minar
4.5
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World heritage site
Humayun's Tomb
4.6
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9

5
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Agra

Agra

Taj City

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 striking features of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, browse the exhibits of Taj Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Agra online vacation planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Taj Mahal
4.7
Must see
Agra Fort
4.5
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Architectural Building
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
4.4

4
nights
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.
Varanasi is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Varanasi trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
Water Body
Ganges River
4.4

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haridwar (Har ki Pauri & Ganga Aarti at Haridwar). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Satya Sai Ghaat, and gain a rich perspective with Himalayas Adventure.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh planner.

Fly from Varanasi to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
4.6
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.9
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Spa
Spas
4.7

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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: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Manali trip website.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Valley
Solang Valley
4.1
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Religious Site
Hidimba Devi Temple
4.4
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Water Body
Beas River
4.7

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Shimla

Shimla ©

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla online vacation planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Jakhu Temple
4.2
Landmark
The Mall
4.0
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Landmark
The Ridge
4.5

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 27th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at Holistic Massage Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namgyalma Stupa, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then look for gifts at Kushi Boutique.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Triund Hill
4.7
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Educational Site
Norbulingka Institute
4.6

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Amritsar

Amritsar ©

Golden City

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.
Amritsar is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the history behind Baba Deep Singh Ji Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amritsar trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Amritsar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Durgiana Temple
4.2
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Architectural Building
Gurdwara Bibeksar Sahib
4.9

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