8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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Fly to Jaipur, Train to Agra
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Agra
— 2 nights
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New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly
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Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly

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Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, walk around Mehtab Bagh, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Agra trip site.

Pune to Agra is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Damdama Sahib, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip maker website.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in New Delhi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
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Rishikesh

Yoganagari

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh itinerary tool.

Getting from New Delhi to Rishikesh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites · Spas
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1
night
Amritsar

Golden City

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.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Amritsar journey planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to Amritsar in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. December in Amritsar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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