12 days in North India Itinerary

12 days in North India Itinerary

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San Francisco
Fly:
27​h
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Drive:
2​h 45​min
Agra
— 3 nights
train + Fly:
6​h 15​min
Leh
— 1 night
Fly:
30​h
San Francisco

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Humayun's Tomb and Swaminarayan Akshardham. The adventure continues: make a trip to India Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Lotus Temple, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi holiday planner.

San Francisco, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 13 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in February, with highs in New Delhi at 74°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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SIDE TRIP : St. James' Church
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3
days
Agra


Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, don't miss a visit to Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru ka Tal.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Agra trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Sightseeing, Historic Sites
SIDE TRIP : Tomb of Akbar the Great
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1
day
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.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Leh trip builder.

Getting from Agra to Leh by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

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