5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

New Delhi
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi

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New Delhi

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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 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Qutub Minar, then admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and finally admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip builder.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Delhi. In September, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, explore the historical opulence of Amber Fort, and then look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and finally stop by Bonafide Jewels 'N' Handicrafts.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur vacation planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Jaipur are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

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Amber Fort ©
Amber Fort
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
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City Palace of Jaipur

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Shah Burj and then make a trip to Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, then make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

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Drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. October in Agra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
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Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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