15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
train + foot + Fly:  25​h
1
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h
5
Manali
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
New Delhi
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  21​h 30​min
End: Denver


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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planning tool .

Denver, USA to Leh is an approximately 25-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Denver to Leh due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Raunak Punjabi Jutti, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Amritsar vacation site .

Fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Amritsar are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

1
night
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the activities along Ganges River, then don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and finally contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip planner .

Fly from Amritsar to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Varanasi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat
Rajendraprasad Ghat ©
Rajendraprasad Ghat

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Jahangir's Hauz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally steep yourself in history at Shah Burj.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Agra day trip site .

Getting from Varanasi to Agra by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Varanasi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Agra, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the next day, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple, then have some family-friendly fun at Club House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Manali day trip website .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Manali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ram Temple
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

4
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, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodi Gardens, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi holiday maker website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

Similar Plans

18 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in India & Kathmandu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in North India BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in North India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in North India BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in North India BY A USER FROM IRAQ November, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in North India BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA January, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in North India BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request an agent
TRAVEL AGENT