11 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

11 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

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11 days in Golden Triangle (India) Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  17​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Jaipur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  22​h
End: Boston

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 classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi visit planner.

Boston, USA to New Delhi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Boston to New Delhi. Traveling from Boston in November, you will find days in New Delhi are warmer (83°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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nights
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.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, and look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur day trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in December, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal and then tour in style with a train tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, and then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Agra trip builder .

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Agra sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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