8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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8 days in North India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jim Corbett National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Agra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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day
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 1st (Sun): make a trip to Qutub Minar, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then look and learn at Jantar Mantar.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planning app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. In March, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Haridwar online travel route planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Haridwar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Jim Corbett National Park.

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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

2
nights
Jim Corbett National Park

The oldest national park in the country, Jim Corbett National Park brings in thousands of wildlife enthusiasts each year.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Garjiya Devi Temple and then explore the activities along Kosi River. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jim Corbett National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Haridwar to Jim Corbett National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nainital.

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Kosi River ©
Kosi River
Garjiya Devi Temple ©
Garjiya Devi Temple

1
night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naina Peak, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nainital day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Naina Peak ©
Naina Peak

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kids will enjoy Dayal Bagh and Dolphin The Water World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agra: Vrindavan (ISKCON Vrindavan & Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Nainital to Agra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

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Vrindavan
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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