12 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

12 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
2
Agra
— 3 nights
3
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
4
Amritsar
— 2 nights

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, don't miss a visit to India Gate, steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb, and admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

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Washington DC, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to New Delhi. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, and look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs.

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

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Urban Theka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Shiv Mandir Saketri, then trek along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chandigarh vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Agra to Chandigarh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Agra in December since evenings lows in Chandigarh dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre ©
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and then appreciate the history behind Serai Amanat Khan.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Chandigarh in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amritsar, with lows around 42°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Serai Amanat Khan ©
Serai Amanat Khan

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