9 days in New Delhi, Agra & Rishikesh Itinerary

9 days in New Delhi, Agra & Rishikesh Itinerary

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9 days in New Delhi, Agra & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: Siliguri
Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 2 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  5​h
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Siliguri

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Sai Ka Angan Temple and Jantar Mantar. Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to DLF Mall Of India in Noida--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, stroll through Akshardham, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi sightseeing website .

Siliguri to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Noida, Sai Ka Angan Temple
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Worlds of Wonder ©
Worlds of Wonder
Sai Ka Angan Temple ©
Sai Ka Angan Temple

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 31st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, and finally contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Wildlife SOS, make a splash at Dolphin The Water World, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Agra are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Agra

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks

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Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dolphin The Water World ©
Dolphin The Water World
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh online route planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Rishikesh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula
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