24 days in North India Itinerary

24 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Leh
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5 h
4
Agra
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Manali
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  30 h
End: Charlotte

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar trip builder tool.

Charlotte, USA to Amritsar is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Charlotte to Amritsar. In October, Amritsar is somewhat warmer than Charlotte - with highs of 89°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh journey builder tool.

Getting from Amritsar to Rishikesh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

4
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Leh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Change things up with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Diwan E Aam, and take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Agra online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Leh to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. October in Agra sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
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.
Varanasi is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Baba the School of Music, explore the activities along Ganges River, and admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi route site.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in October, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Spas & Wellness

4
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: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Varanasi to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in October, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and hit the slopes at Solang Nullah.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manali trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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