15 days in North India Itinerary

15 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
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
+4
Train + Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  6 h
5
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  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 much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, stop by De Pashmina Emporium, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Leh itinerary builder.

Denver, USA to Leh is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 12.5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Leh

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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Raunak Punjabi Jutti, make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amritsar trip maker site.

You can fly from Leh to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 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
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Harmandir Sahib ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, then make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and finally contemplate the long history of Rajendraprasad Ghat.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Varanasi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Varanasi when traveling from Amritsar in November, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature Parks Tours
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and finally contemplate the long history of Saha Burj.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Agra online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Varanasi in November since evenings lows in Agra dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple, then have some family-friendly fun at Club House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Manali in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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, 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, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. November in New Delhi sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. 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
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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