16 days in North India Itinerary

16 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leh
— 3 nights
2
Srinagar
— 1 night
3
Pahalgam
— 1 night
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
5
Manali
— 4 nights
6
Agra
— 3 nights
7
Varanasi
— Few hours

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.
Start off your visit 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: see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, thenappreciate the views at Markha Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Leh trip planning app.

Bengaluru to Leh is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Nature Museums
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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): contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake and then take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Srinagar trip planner.

Fly from Leh to Srinagar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car 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), tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course and then identify plant and animal life at Betaab Valley.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pahalgam trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Pahalgam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Pahalgam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °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 Parks
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort. Get a sense of the local culture at India Gate and Hauz Khas Village. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Delhi road trip planner.

You can fly from Pahalgam to New Delhi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Pahalgam in March, plan for warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °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 ©
Red Fort

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Visiting Solang Valley and Bhrigu Lake will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Beas River, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and take a memorable drive along Hampta.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary website.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery and then examine the collection at Spiritual Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, thenexplore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Agra itinerary planning app.

Fly from Manali to Agra in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In March, daytime highs in Agra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

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

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi online trip maker.

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

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

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