10 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Agra Itinerary

10 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Agra Itinerary

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10 days in New Delhi, Nainital & Agra Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Nainital
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Lotus Temple, make a trip to Gandhi Smriti, and steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in New Delhi, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
nights
Nainital

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 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Bhimtal Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Nainital Governor's House. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at High Altitude Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Eco Cave Gardens, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), and finally steep yourself in history at Jama Masjid Mosque.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital online road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Nainital in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhimtal Lake
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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Bhimtal Lake ©
Bhimtal Lake

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 24th (Wed) on the rails with a train tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, and step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra holiday maker .

Getting from Nainital to Agra by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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