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
Fly
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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.
On the 12th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip maker site.

Hyderabad to Amritsar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, things will get much colder in Amritsar: highs are around 20°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks

4
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: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Delhi road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amritsar in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Delhi, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

2
nights
Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Agra sightseeing app.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, explore the activities along Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Agra to Varanasi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites