8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North India trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Varanasi
— Few hours
2
Agra
— 3 nights
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
4
Manali
— 1 night
5
Rishikesh
— 1 day

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for gifts at Zindagi Jewelery Shop and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Varanasi route planner.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Varanasi, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Shop till you drop at Marble Handicrafts Agra and Agra Art Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Taj Mahal and Shahin Arts. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, explore the galleries of U.P Handicrafts Development Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid, and browse the different shops at Saket Mall.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Agra road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Marble Handicrafts Agra ©
Marble Handicrafts Agra

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, and then stop by People Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, then enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and finally explore the galleries of An Yahh!!.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agra to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 2nd (Tue), hunt for treasures at Manu Market, explore the activities along Beas River, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manali tour website.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Manali

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manu Market ©
Manu Market

1
day
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 3rd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then pick up some new kitchen skills with Cooking Masala, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh road trip tool.

Fly from Manali to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Classes · Spas · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
Spas & Wellness
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

Similar plans

12 days in North India BY A USER FROM MALDIVES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: April, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, romantic, popular sights Preferences: April, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, popular sights Preferences: April, culture Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in North India BY A USER FROM INDIA May, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular sights Preferences: May, relaxing, romantic, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans