60 days in North India Itinerary

60 days in North India Itinerary

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Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Delhi
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New Delhi
— 8 nights
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Agra
— 9 nights
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Varanasi
— 5 nights
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Dharamsala
— 5 nights
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Manali
— 8 nights
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Shimla
— 5 nights
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Leh
— 9 nights
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Srinagar
— 5 nights
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Amritsar
— 3 nights
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New Delhi

— 8 nights
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.
When in New Delhi, make a side trip to see DLF Cyber Hub in Gurugram (Gurgaon), approximately Gurugram (Gurgaon) away. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Before you visit New Delhi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Lindos, Greece to New Delhi is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Lindos to New Delhi. While traveling from Lindos, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Agra

— 9 nights

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 landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, make a trip to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Agra online trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Varanasi

— 5 nights

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.
Step out of Varanasi with an excursion to Ashoka Pillar in Sarnath--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Bharat Kala Bhavan, appreciate the history behind Dhamek Stupa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Varanasi attractions planner.

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Dharamsala

— 5 nights
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kangra (Mata Brajeshwari Devi & Kangra Fort). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, pause for some photo ops at Namgyalma Stupa, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Varanasi to Dharamsala in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Manali

— 8 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kullu (Great Himalayan National Park & Hampta) and Naggar (Naggar Castle & Chanderkhani Pass). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Friendship Peak, explore the activities along Beas River, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manali online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Shimla

— 5 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan), Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Fagu Ski Resort (in Fagu). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, stroll around Annandale Ground, and take a peaceful walk through Kiala Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla travel route builder site.

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Leh

— 9 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Alchi Monastery (in Alchi) and Likir Gompa (in Likir). Spend the 21st (Sun) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Temple at Sumda Chun, and take a memorable drive along Changla Pass.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Leh sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Shimla to Leh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Srinagar

— 5 nights

Kashmiri Venice

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Srinagar side-trips: Betaab Valley (in Pahalgam), Apharwat Peak (in Gulmarg) and Sonamarg (Gadsar Lake, Gangabal Lake, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Leh to Srinagar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Srinagar are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amritsar

— 3 nights

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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mandir Mata Lal Devi, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, and admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Srinagar to Amritsar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Srinagar in January, you will find days in Amritsar are much warmer (20°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip