8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly
2
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nainital
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly to Gwalior, Train to Agra Cantt
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Agra
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to India Gate, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar, and finally contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. March in New Delhi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

1
night
Haridwar

Gateway to Gods

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Haridwar trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from New Delhi to Haridwar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

2
nights
Nainital

The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at High Altitude Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeb Karori Kainchi Dham and then explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nainital trip planner.

Getting from Haridwar to Nainital by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

2
nights
Srinagar

Kashmiri Venice

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, and then admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Srinagar attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Nainital to Srinagar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Srinagar sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

2
nights
Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, and then make a splash at Dolphin The Water World.

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Getting from Srinagar to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Srinagar in March, expect nights in Agra to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30: