7 days in North India Itinerary

7 days in North India Itinerary

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7 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Varanasi
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Agra
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Colombo

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Varanasi trip itinerary planner .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Varanasi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites
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Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Agra travel route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Agra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basgo gompa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, and finally make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Leh online trip itinerary planner .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

3
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, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and admire the striking features of Qutub Minar.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Leh to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In September, daytime highs in New Delhi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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