9 days in North India Itinerary

9 days in North India Itinerary

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9 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Dharamsala
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bageshwarnath Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Agra is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Agra: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
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 4th (Tue), admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and finally don't miss a visit to India Gate.

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Getting from Agra to New Delhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

2
nights
Leh

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 5th (Wed): make a trip to Kalachakra Stupa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Likir Gompa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Choskor Monastery. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa, and then see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Leh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Alchi Choskor Monastery ©
Alchi Choskor Monastery
River Rafting & Tubing

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 7th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, stroll around Annandale Ground, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Shimla in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): Head underground at Arjun Gufa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass. On the next day, explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Manali vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
day
Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 10th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, admire all the interesting features of HPCA Stadium, and then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala travel planning app .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
HPCA Stadium ©
HPCA Stadium

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