16 days in North India Itinerary

16 days in North India Itinerary

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16 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Srinagar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Pahalgam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Agra
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Varanasi
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery and then examine the collection at Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, then appreciate the views at Markha Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary.

Plan trip to Leh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Bengaluru to Leh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the activities along Dal Lake and then admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Srinagar vacation planner .

You can fly from Leh to Srinagar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden

1
night
Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
On the 23rd (Fri), play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course and then admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pahalgam travel planner .

You can drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam in 1.5 hours. In March in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Outdoors Golf Nature
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Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hauz Khas Village and Swaminarayan Akshardham. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Humayun's Tomb and Bahai Lotus Temple. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of India Gate, make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and admire the landmark architecture of Lodi Gardens.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi journey website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pahalgam to New Delhi in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Pahalgam in March, plan for much warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Get outdoors at Solang Valley and Bhrigu Lake. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala, and admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 31st (Sat), view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery and then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, then make a trip to Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Agra trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Manali to Agra in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

few
hours
Varanasi

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 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Banaras Ghats, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Varanasi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Varanasi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ganges River
Ganges River
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

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