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
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New Delhi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online road trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Agra.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through National Chambal Sanctuary NCS and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Agra, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spas
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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River Rafting & Tubing
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

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