16 days in North India Itinerary

16 days in North India Itinerary

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16 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Subway + Foot + Bus + Train:  7 h 30 min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
4
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Get some historical perspective at Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Get some cultural insight at Gandhi Smriti and Crafts Museum. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New Delhi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in Fevereiro; daily highs in New Delhi reach 29°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Lamadugh Trek, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, then hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Manali

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

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get some cultural insight at Taj Mahal and Spiritual Museum. Get some historical perspective at Agra Fort and Mina Masjid. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, browse the exhibits of U.P Handicrafts Development Center, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the landmark architecture of Diwan E Aam.

Make your Agra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of flight and train from Manali to Agra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In Março in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

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.
You'll explore and learn at Hall of Fame and The Little Paradise. Get a sense of the local culture at Stok Palace Museum and Gomang Stupa. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Ladakh Rocks & Minerals Museum, Head underground at Saspol Caves, and don't miss a visit to Kalachakra Stupa.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leh online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Museums Nature Parks
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Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Stok Palace Museum ©
Stok Palace Museum
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rishikesh online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Rishikesh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amritsar day trip site.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Março in Amritsar sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Spas
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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