8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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Amritsar
— 1 day
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New Delhi
— 4 nights
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Agra
— 2 nights
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Varanasi
— 1 night
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Amritsar

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip itinerary planning site.

Hyderabad to Amritsar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, Amritsar is slightly colder than Hyderabad - with highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks

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nights
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: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of India Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Jama Masjid, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amritsar in December since evenings lows in New Delhi dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

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Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Diwan E Aam, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then look for gifts at Taj Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and finally contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Agra road trip app.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Agra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

1
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Varanasi

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Varanasi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites