12 days in North India Itinerary

12 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read New Delhi day trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): make a short side trip with Day Trips, take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Agra using our trip planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
Rail Tours

3
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, stop by De Pashmina Emporium, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Leh tour planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers ©
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers

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night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and then see the interesting displays at Central Sikh Museum.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Central Sikh Museum ©
Central Sikh Museum

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manali planning website.

You can drive from Amritsar to Manali in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

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

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