8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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8 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Rishikesh
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Manali
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h
3
Leh
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planning site .

Hyderabad to Rishikesh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Spas
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Spas

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day
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali online attractions planner .

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Spas
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Donkey Sanctuary and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Library Road Vegetable Market, then view the masterpieces at The Little Paradise, then stop by Pashmina House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid - Leh.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Leh vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Wildlife Shopping Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Jama Masjid - Leh ©
Jama Masjid - Leh

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then browse the exhibits of Agra Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then view the masterpieces at Shahin Arts, then stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra, and finally view the masterpieces at U.P Handicrafts Development Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Agra trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. May in Agra sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spas

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Humayun's Tomb, and finally make a trip to India Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila), then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip maker .

Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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