8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India trip maker

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Agra
— 3 nights
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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New Delhi

— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Gandhi Smriti. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Rajpath, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip tool.

Pune to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Agra

— 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Agra: Fatehpur Sikri (Diwan-I-Khas & Lotus Throne). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Agra trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Varanasi

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, and finally admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites