37 days in North India Itinerary

37 days in North India Itinerary

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37 days in North India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Badrinath
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Hoshiarpur
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Chamba
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Pahalgam
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Leh
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Amritsar
— 1 night
9
Varanasi
— 3 nights
10
Agra
— 7 nights
11
New Delhi
— 7 nights
End: New Delhi

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Manali tour itinerary builder site .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ram Temple, Van Vihar National Park
Highlights from your plan
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Valley of Flowers National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Badrinath vacation builder app .

Getting from Manali to Badrinath by car takes about 23.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Badrinath

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Valley of Flowers National Park, Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Flowers National Park ©
Valley of Flowers National Park
Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib ©
Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla, make a trip to Chhitkul, and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Badrinath to Sangla takes 23 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Hoshiarpur.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chhitkul
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Chhitkul ©
Chhitkul
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

1
day
Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur ©
Hoshiarpur is a city and a municipal corporation in Hoshiarpur district in the Doaba region of the Indian state of Punjab. On the 10th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hoshiarpur tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Sangla to Hoshiarpur in 12.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hoshiarpur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chamba.

Things to do in Hoshiarpur

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
On the 11th (Tue), examine the collection at Bhuri Singh Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chamba trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Hoshiarpur to Chamba by car takes about 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Chamba

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhuri Singh Museum ©
Bhuri Singh Museum

1
day
Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
On the 12th (Wed), play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course and then admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pahalgam holiday app .

Traveling by car from Chamba to Pahalgam takes 12.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley

7
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.
Spend the 16th (Sun) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Leh trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pahalgam to Leh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Photography Tours
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Raunak Punjabi Jutti, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then make a trip to Akal Takht, then don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amritsar road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Leh to Amritsar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Amritsar are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Raunak Punjabi Jutti ©
Raunak Punjabi Jutti
Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

3
nights
Varanasi

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.
Varanasi is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, admire the landmark architecture of Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Amritsar to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Amritsar in December since evenings lows in Varanasi dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Walking tours
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)

7
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 26th (Wed) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 27th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and steep yourself in history at Shah Burj.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Agra trip planning site .

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Varanasi in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Agra, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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

7
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.
Step out of New Delhi to go to Noida and see The Great India Place, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, stroll through Akshardham, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodi Gardens.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to New Delhi fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

The Great India Place
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Jahanpanah City Forest ©
Jahanpanah City Forest
Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

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