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: New York City
+2
Fly + subway + train:  20​h
1
Agra
— 1 night
2
Jaipur
— 5 nights
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid and then take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip builder tool .

New York City, USA to Agra is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much hotter in Agra: highs are around 67°F and lows about 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Mina Masjid ©
Mina Masjid

5
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.
Amber Palace and Shri Gopinath Temple will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 6th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, delve into the lush surroundings at Grass Farm Nursery, don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jaipur tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Agra to Jaipur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Agra in January, expect nights in Jaipur to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

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.
Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to India Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, get to know the fascinating history of North India Tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi route website .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to New Delhi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in January, you will find days in New Delhi are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
India Gate ©
India Gate
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb

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