9 days in North India Itinerary

9 days in North India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
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New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 1 night
+4
Fly + Subway + Foot + Bus + Train:  6 h
3
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
4
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: New Delhi

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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 3rd (Fri): stop by Craft House, hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk, then contemplate the long history of India Gate, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, look for gifts at Meher Chand Market, then visit Hauz Khas Village, and finally hunt for treasures at Dilli Haat.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi journey maker tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and then appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip builder website.

Fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Manali

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

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Agra Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Unique Handicrafts and Kohinoor Jewellersfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Subhash Emporium, stop by Mughal Carpet, and see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Agra journey builder site.

Getting from Manali to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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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 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort, then examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery. On your second day here, stop by Zanskar Arts, stop by Himalayan Pashmina Shawls, don't miss a visit to Temple at Sumda Chun, then appreciate the views at Markha Valley, and finally stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leh trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

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Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Srinagar trip site.

You can fly from Leh to Srinagar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Srinagar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden

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