12 days in North India Itinerary

12 days in North India Itinerary

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12 days in North India Itinerary

Miami
bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 2 nights
train + subway + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
Miami

4
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hauz Khas Village and Raj Ghat. Get a sense of the local culture at Humayun's Tomb and Gandhi Smriti. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to India Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the history behind Gyarah Murti.

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Miami, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Delhi is 10 hours. Traveling from Miami in December, things will get little chillier in New Delhi: highs are around 71°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

2
days
Agra

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then stop by Mughal Carpet. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Shah Burj, then don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then make a trip to Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri.

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Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Leh.

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Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri
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Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Shah Burj

4
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Riasi Fort and Hall of Fame. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khardung La and Temple at Sumda Chun. Spend the 19th (Tue) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, don't miss a visit to Prayer Wheel, cruise along Tanglang La, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Shanti Stupa
Thiksey Monastery

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