13 days in North India Itinerary

13 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
2
Srinagar
— 3 nights
3
Kargil
— 1 night
4
Leh
— 3 nights
5
New Delhi
— 2 nights

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lodhi Garden, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Sanjay Van, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and finally contemplate the long history of India Gate. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park of Delhi, thenadmire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New Delhi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dal Lake and Fotu La Pass. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pari Mahal and Durga Nag Temple. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazratbal, take in nature's colorful creations at Chashme Shahi Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Srinagar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Srinagar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in March: highs in Srinagar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kargil.

Things to do in Srinagar

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal
Hazratbal ©
Hazratbal

1
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Kargil

Kargil ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Karste River and then admire the verdant scenery at Suru Valley.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kargil trip planner.

You can drive from Srinagar to Kargil in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Kargil

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Suru Valley
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Suru Valley ©
Suru Valley

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.
Thiksey Monastery and Phyang Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Basgo gompa. Spend the 6th (Fri) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leh trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kargil to Leh takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Leh

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Magnetic Hill ©
Magnetic Hill
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, thenget to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park of Delhi, and then explore the historical opulence of Red Fort. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip planner.

You can fly from Leh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Red Fort ©
Red Fort
Lotus Temple ©
Lotus Temple

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