60 days in North India Itinerary

60 days in North India Itinerary

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1
New Delhi
— 9 nights
2
Dharamsala
— 6 nights
3
Manali
— 8 nights
4
Sangla
— 4 nights
5
Diskit
— 1 night
6
Leh
— 9 nights
7
Rishikesh
— 7 nights
8
Badrinath
— 5 nights
9
Lansdowne
— 2 nights
10
Lucknow
— 3 nights

9
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Heritage Transport Museum and The Great India Place. Chhatarpur Temple and Raj Ghat are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore New Delhi's surroundings by going to Shipra Mall (in Ghaziabad), DLF Mall Of India (in Noida) and Gurugram (Gurgaon) (Aravalli Bio Diversity Park & Ambience Mall). Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi, stroll through Akshardham, and examine the collection at National Gandhi Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Delhi tour itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, you will find days in New Delhi are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Noida, Gurugram (Gurgaon), Shipra Mall, Heritage Transport Museum
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Heritage Transport Museum ©
Heritage Transport Museum
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

6
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get some cultural insight at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Baijnath Temple. For shopping fun, head to Naam Art Gallery or Sobha Singh Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dharamsala: Kangra (Baglamukhi Temple & Mata Brajeshwari Devi), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bir) and Jwalamukhi Temple (in Pragpur). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery, stop by Kushi Boutique, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Dharamsala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Kangra, Sobha Singh Art Gallery, Parasailing & Paragliding, Jwalamukhi Temple, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Parasailing & Paragliding

8
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Naggar Castle and Anjani Mahadev will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Beas Kund will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanogi Mata Temple (in Kullu) and Tripura Sundari Temple (in Naggar). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Friendship Peak, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar, Hanogi Mata Temple, Parvati Valley
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust

4
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chitkul and Trout Farm. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rakcham and Kailash Dwar Sangla. Venture out of the city with trips to Rekong Peo (Kinner Kailash & Durga Temple) and Kalpa (Narayan-Nagini Temple & Suicide Point). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bering Nag Temple, explore the activities along Baspa River, and get outside with Rupin Pass.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sangla road trip planner.

You can drive from Manali to Sangla in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Diskit.

Things to do in Sangla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rekong Peo, Kalpa
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Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Durga Temple ©
Durga Temple

1
night
Diskit

Diskit ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hundur Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), and then take in the pleasant sights at Hunder Sand Dunes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): cruise along Wari La Pass and then admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Diskit trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sangla to Diskit. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Leh.

Things to do in Diskit

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hunder Sand Dunes, Nubra Valley, Hundur Monastery
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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Hundur Monastery
Hundur Monastery

9
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hemis Monastery and Spituk Monastery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Likir Gompa and Namgyal Tsemo Gompa. Go for a jaunt from Leh to Alchi to see Alchi Monastary about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Hemis National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Stakna Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, take a memorable drive along Tanglang La, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Leh trip planner.

Drive from Diskit to Leh in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

7
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sivananda Ashram and Daksheshwar Mahadev. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Swami Vivekanand Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Rishikesh: Patna Waterfalls (in Patna), Dehradun (Tibetan Buddhist Temple & Shiv Mandir) and Mussoorie (Mussoorie Heritage Centre & Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kunjapuri Devi Temple, Head underground at Vashishta Gufa, stop by Shiv Gauri Pashmina World, and take in the dramatic scenery at Neer Garh Waterfall, Rishikesh.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh road trip website.

You can fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Badrinath.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dehradun, Haridwar, Mussoorie, Patna Waterfalls
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Kunjapuri Devi Temple ©
Kunjapuri Devi Temple

5
nights
Badrinath

Badrinath ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shri Badrinath Ji Temple and Tapt Kund. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hemkund Sahib and Brahma Kapal. Step out of Badrinath with an excursion to Hemkund Lake in Chamoli--about 1h 10 min away.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Badrinath vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Badrinath takes 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Badrinath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chamoli, Valley of Flowers National Park
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
Hemkund Sahib ©
Hemkund Sahib
Bheem Pul ©
Bheem Pul

2
nights
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
Get some cultural insight at Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple and St. John's Church. Appreciate the collections at Darwan Singh Museum and Garhwali Mess. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Har Ki Dun Valley, contemplate the long history of Bhim Pakora, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lansdowne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Badrinath to Lansdowne in 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Har Ki Dun Valley
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Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple
Har Ki Dun Valley ©
Har Ki Dun Valley
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

3
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hazratganj and Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir. The Residency and Jagannath Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Lucknow's surroundings by going to Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary (in Unnao) and Kanpur Memorial Church (in Kanpur). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandrika Devi Mandir, look for gifts at Sugandhco, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kukrail Forest Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lucknow driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lansdowne to Lucknow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Lucknow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kanpur, Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
The Residency ©
The Residency
Kanpur Memorial Church ©
Kanpur Memorial Church

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