8 days in New Delhi, Agra & Jaipur Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi, Agra & Jaipur Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi, Agra & Jaipur Itinerary

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

3
days
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Humayun's Tomb, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodi Gardens, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi road trip planner .

Mumbai (Bombay) to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in December: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Agra.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
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Swaminarayan Akshardham

2
days
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 27th (Wed), make a trip to Agra Fort, then contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mehtab Bagh, admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Agra online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Jaipur.

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

2
days
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): see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then admire the striking features of Amber Fort, and finally look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, make a trip to Monkey Temple (Galta Ji), then steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, then admire the striking features of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), and finally admire the striking features of Jal Mahal.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jaipur trip planner.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Agra in December, you will find days in Jaipur are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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