16 days in North India Itinerary

16 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indore
Fly:  5 h
1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Agra
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Indore

2
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: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, and take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Varanasi trip itinerary planning tool.

Indore to Varanasi is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Museums Tours Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ruchika Art Gallery ©
Ruchika Art Gallery

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Agra road trip planning website.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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 striking features of Humayun's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Delhi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kaza.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Langza, take a stroll through Hikkim, and then don't miss a visit to Komick Village.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaza trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from New Delhi to Kaza with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

3
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, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manali driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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