5 days in North India Itinerary

5 days in North India Itinerary

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5 days in North India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pahalgam
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi


1
night
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the engineering at Pandoh Dam.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manali tour planning website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Spas Wildlife
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Spas & Wellness
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to Moth Ki Masjid, and then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Moth Ki Masjid ©
Moth Ki Masjid

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Srinagar journey planning website .

You can fly from New Delhi to Srinagar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Delhi, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Srinagar, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course and then look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pahalgam travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Pahalgam takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Outdoors Golf Wildlife
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course

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