60 days in North India Itinerary

60 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varanasi
— 5 nights
2
Agra
— 8 nights
3
New Delhi
— 7 nights
4
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
5
Amritsar
— 5 nights
6
Srinagar
— 5 nights
7
Leh
— 8 nights
8
Shimla
— 5 nights
9
Manali
— 7 nights
10
Rishikesh
— 5 nights

5
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 historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, don't miss a visit to Banaras Ghats, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Varanasi trip planner.

Bhubaneswar to Varanasi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. May in Varanasi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

8
nights
Agra

Agra
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, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru ka Tal.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Agra day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham.

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. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Food Tours

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Take a break from Dharamsala with a short trip to Dorzong Monastic Institute in Palampur, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, admire the landmark architecture of Nechung Monastery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Dharamsala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dorzong Monastic Institute
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

5
nights
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.
Amritsar is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, appreciate the history behind Serai Amanat Khan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Amritsar trip builder app.

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. In May in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Spas · Tours

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Food Tours
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Srinagar: Gulmarg (Off-Road Tours & Apharwat Peak). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Srinagar driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Srinagar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Amritsar in May, plan for colder days in Srinagar, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gulmarg, Thang
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

8
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Leh itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Srinagar to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ice Stupa Artificial Glaciers
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
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: make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, walk around Annandale Ground, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online travel route planner.

Getting from Leh to Shimla by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

7
nights
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: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

5
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Get out of town with these interesting Rishikesh side-trips: Haridwar (Har ki Pauri, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rishikesh vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Manali to Rishikesh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

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