8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Nainital
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Leh
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): walk around Eco Cave Gardens, thenexplore the activities along Nainital Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nainital route planning app.

Bengaluru to Nainital is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Eco Cave Gardens ©
Eco Cave Gardens
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Nainital to Shimla takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Leh online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Shimla to Leh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Photography Tours
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

2
nights
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Anguri Bagh, steep yourself in history at Saha Burj, thenmake a trip to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lotus Throne, thenmake a trip to Diwan-I-Khas, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jodha Bai's Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Leh to Agra in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fatehpur Sikri
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Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj
Lotus Throne ©
Lotus Throne
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort ©
Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, thentour in style with a train tour, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Akshardham
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Rail Tours
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan

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